A nationally new study programme where university or college students acquire not only theoretical knowledge but at the same time they have a chance to develop engineering skills during the work experience provided within the programme.
The graduating engineers will be able to solve the most challenging water management tasks of the future immediately without investing time and money in further trainings that could last for several months or years.
The South-Transdanubian Water Management Directorate joins the national programme by offering work experience. Students who are interested and wish to apply should contact Ms Tímea Pinczehelyi-Tátrai (Team Leader) via phone on 72/506 382 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 15th February 2015.
Within the framework of IPA Projects titled ’Bicycle route along Drava’ (HUHR/1101/1.2.2/1002), ’Cycling by the River’ (HUHR/1101/1.2.2/1005) and ’Drava&Danube ecotourism growth’ (HUHR/1101/1.2.2/2010) the dike crest modernization works got completed both on the dikes of River Dráva and the Danube. Thus, bicycle routes got either built or modernized between Drávasztára and Tótújfalu, as well as between Béda and the state border. Thanks to the three cross-border projects new asphalt layer got laid down in the length of about 20 kms on the dike sections in Counties Baranya and Somogy.
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Just some clicks and one can easily get to 117 monuments. All information related to the history of certain locations can be found on the webpage. Through the links recommended at the photos, further useful information can be obtained about the settlements involved.
The Danube Box is the Hungarian continuation of the ‘Danube Cyclopaedia’ Programme and thus it supports the teachers dealing with environmental education in order to get their students’ interested in the natural and cultural assets of the Danube region. It also helps to raise environmental awareness and to develop the students’ responsiveness toward the protection and sustainable use of natural assets in the Danube River Basin.
The Global Water Partnership (GWP) Central and Eastern Europe has released a short video on small scale water retention measures.
One of the world’s longest (2,587 m) hydroelectric power stations finally operates at full capacity in Russia.Other interests
Building upon the successful event in 2013, Hungary will again host the Budapest Water Summit between 28th and 30th November 2016 in order to give a momentum to the practical implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the UN as well as to achieve progress concerning the water-related aspects of the Paris Climate Agreement within the UN 21st Climate Conference.
Mr Balázs Somlyódy got appointed as the Director-General of the General Directorate of Water Management on 1st October 2014 by Mr Sándor Pintér, the Minister of Interior. The newly appointed Director-General visited our Directorate on 11th February 2015 to attend the Annual Assessment Meeting – Year 2014.
A new snow-processing software has been launched nationally this week at the 12 water management directorates that is linked to the Hungarian Hydrology Database.
According to the Deputy Technical Director of the General Directorate of Water Management, a social debate will soon be launched on the flood protection strategy, Mr István Láng believes that at least as much attention should be given to the maintenance of existing protection structures as to the building of new ones.
After the re-structure of the water management organizations some tasks, such as the water sector-based data collection got handed over from the Ministry of Rural Development to the organizational units under the technical supervision of the Ministry of Interior as per the modification of the governmental decree No. 42/2014. (II.24.) on National Statistical Data Collection Programme on 22/02/14.
As per the 6-year planning cycle of catchment management, the water sector is to review the catchment management plans by the end of 2015. Within the preparation phase of the above task, the documents called Significant Water Management Issues (abbreviated as JVK) were prepared in November 2014.
Joó István, a Duna Régió Stratégia (DRS) végrehajtásáért felelős miniszteri biztos, Dr. Dobi László az Országos Vízügyi Főigazgatóság szakembere és Kóthay László vízügyi szakértő augusztus 19-én egyeztetést folytattak Szarajevóban, egy a Duna régióra vonatkozó Árvízvédelmi Intézkedési Terv kidolgozásáról.News archive
Having been the largest fair of the educational market, the annual International Education Fair ‘EDUCATIO’ has been organized and will be held in Budapest between 22nd – 24th January 2015.
Founded in 1997, the Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP) is most prestigious international junior prize within the water sector. The Hungarian national round is organized by GWP Hungary Foundation with the help and support of numerous partner organizations. The patron of the Hungarian competition is Mr. János Áder, President of the Hungarian Republic.Events archive