2015. február 14., szombat

Bird watching trip


The ‘Janus Pannonius’ Museum organises an end-of-winter trip to the River Dráva linked to the anniversary of the Ramsar Convention in February (World Wetlands Day on 2nd February). Companied by an ornithologist with local knowledge, one can get an insight into the characteristics of the oxbow as wetland habitat.

2015. február 3., kedd

Flood vulnerability in Hungary – 6th conference in the series

The General Directorate of Water Management together with the Scientific Council for the Water Sector launched a series of conferences in 2014 titled ‘Flood vulnerability in Hungary’.

2015. január 22., csütörtök

EDUCATIO – International Education Fair 2015


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.

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Tasks of OVF

2015. február 19., csütörtök 13:34

The General Directorate of Water Management manages the professional duties of the following tasks:


  • coordinates the flood damage related tasks in the plains, mountainous and hilly areas, the agricultural water supply; urban water management; as well as the flood control and drainage and the local water damage tasks,
  • provides the operation of the National Technical Coordinating Body, as well as the Central Duty
  • directs, coordinates and controls the professional activities of  the water directorates.
  • directs and coordinates the Vasarhelyi Plan’s Further Development (VTT) and other EU funded major projects of water related investment.
  • directs and coordinates the operational tasks in connection with the central water records and the information systems,
  • assumes the control over the professional activities of the water directorates concerning the management system in state-owned waters or economic conditions underlying their operation, also sets-up the national and regional water management strategy, plans and carries out the tasks of the international water management concept,
  • determines the flood control and water management concept and also the strategy, work out a set of national and regional water damage control, water management programs and development plans, arranges their implementation and evaluation,
  • supervises the availability of provided human resources for flood protection and the training of the defending personnel against any flood events,
  • participates in transboundary related tasks and in any arising international cooperation,
  • works on the direction and coordination of all of the tasks arising by the construction, development and management of protection systems,
  • participates in giving any information on a national level about any water damage protection.


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