Significant water management issues in the danube river basin. Danube river basin strategy for public participation in river. The danube river stretches 2,780 km from germanys black. The first part examines the chemical pollution of surface waters. In terms of working maps, the usgs us geological survey hydro1k digital terrain model was chosen.
The first part examines the chemical pollution of surface waters, focusing on organic compounds with special emphasis given to eu wfd priority substances and danube river basin. Danube river basin strategy for public participation in. The danube river basin is home to fish species such as pike, zander, huchen, wels catfish, burbot and tench. Facts, news, maps, photos, travel information and cruise recommendations for a complete overview of the second longest river in europe. Its source lies in the black forest in germany and it flows into the northwestern part of the black sea, splitting into three branches that form the danube delta 6,750 km 2. Integrated water resources management in the danube river basin. Geomorphology and climate conditions the neajlov catchment is a piedmont plain with a surface of 3718. The danube river basin analysis 2004 will be a very valuable tool in helping to fulfil the environmental goals of national governments, undpgef and icpdr in the danube and black sea region by contributing to. Kovdcs january 1987 wp8711 international institute for applied systems analysis. Table 3 states in the danube river basin district table 4 coverage of the states in the danube river basin drb and estimated population data source. Danube river basin updated transboundary diagnostic analysis. River basin management planning and prioritising required investments and policies.
More than 81 million people of different cultures and languages call the danube basin their home. Typology of the danube river based on topdown and bottomup approaches otto moog1, mario sommerhauser2, sabina robert3, thomas battisti1, sebastian birk3, daniel hering3, thomas ofenbock1, ulla schmedtje4, astrid schmidtkloiber1, birgit vogel5. Mrc study visit to the danube river basin final report. The danube river basin the most international basin in the world. The study visit to the danube river basin took place 24 march 3 april 2012 and intended to complement the 2008 study tour to the columbia river basin uscanada for senior government officials. Europes second largest river basin with a total 2 area of about 800,000 km is also home to 83 million people of different cultures, languages and historical backgrounds. The international commission for the protection of the danube river icpdr is.
I applied for a fulbright research grant to develop for the danube river basin one of the most needed tools for successful management of an international river, a basin wide information system. Danube regional project and danube river basin analysis. Case study status report danube river basin deliverable d25 5 1. Tracing its route along the danube river, it connects strasbourg and southern germany with the central european cities of vienna, bratislava and budapest, before passing through the romanian capital bucharest to culminate at the black sea port of constanta. International commission for the protection of the danube. Competent authorities in the drb unless marked otherwise table 5 overview of bilateral agreements and bilateral cooperations for wfd implementation in the danube river basin district. It was established by the danube river protection convention, signed by the danube countries in sofia, bulgaria, in. As a result of the nms analysis the benthic invertebrate danube biota clearly confirm the validity of the ecoregion. International operation manual, which is translated into the national. Danube simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Pdf flood regime of rivers in the danube river basin. The economic analysis according to the water framework directive in the danube river basin a crosscountry assessment of implementation capacities and priority gaps prepared within the project output 1. The danube is 2857 km long and flows in an easterly direction from the black forest mountains to the black sea.
Wastewater investment needs in albania, 201240 21 3. The implementation of the eu water framework directive and the eu groundwater directive and the reporting there under give a very good overview of those hazardous substances which are of considerable concern in the danube river basin. Eu fund disbursement in danube river basin member states, 200715 23 3. The danube river basin the handbook of environmental. Danube, the lower tisza river and parts of the sava river. It is also home to a large diversity of carp and sturgeon, as well as salmon and trout. In the entire danube basin at least 10 people lost their lives and up to 30,000 people were displaced, with overall damages estimated at more than half a billion euros. It was recorded in the th century as coranna and corona.
Out of the 18 countries in the danube river basin, countries have substantial territory. The second part deals with assessment of the general water balance of the danube river basin. Valuation of ecological restoration benefits in the danube basin using stated preference methods 3 2. Danube river basin district base layers and seats of. River basin management in the past and at present and its impact on extreme hydrological events. History of cooperation across the danube river basin. The water quality priority area pa4 has four major objectives to follow during its work.
A few species of euryhaline fish, such as european seabass, mullet, and eel, inhabit the danube delta and the lower portion of the river. Typology of the danube river based on topdown and bottomup approaches. The river s name is derived from protoindoeuropean karr, rock. Analysis of the framework for research for sustainable development in the drb. Danube river basin updated transboundary diagnostic. Ilova rises in the hilly areas of eastern bilogora, south of virovitica and suhopolje, and flows towards the southwest, forming a series of lakes near veliki zdenci. Danube river basin international waters governance. Danube river basin district base layers and seats of competent authorities.
An analysis of gefs river basin management strategy and its broader implications for this region is then presented. Specifically, gefs success in building scientific knowledge and strengthening regional governance bodies along the danube river is assessed. The inner city is situated away from the main flow of the danube but is bounded by the danube canal. Selected proceedings of the 8th iawq river basin conference. The danube river basin the handbook of environmental chemistry igor liska on. In the black sea basin, the analysis of economic data shows a positive trend of sta ble growth of gdp. Danube river basin by maps illustrated map danube river. The flood along the lower danube nearly reached the level of a 100year event. The danube river basin extends over 807,827 km 2 in central and southeastern europe. Historic flood marks and flood frequency analysis of the.
The writer of a book on contemporary problems inevitably risks committing himself to statements which, even if reasonable when written, are out of date immediately after. Its not surprising that undpgef places so much effort here, says drp project manager. First, pa4 makes important steps to achieve the management objectives set out in the danube river basin management plan. Statistical mapping and 3d surface plots in phytoplankton analysis of the. The rhine danube corridor provides the main eastwest link across continental europe.
Europes second largest river basin with a total 2 area of about 800. Significant water management issues in the danube river. Ilova is a river in central croatia, a left tributary of the sava. Map from diplomat magazine from an article on the economic region based on the danube basin. Pdf transboundary riverbasin management is a challenging task. Basic facts on the sava river basin the sava river basin is a major drainage basin of the south eastern europe, covering the total area of approximately 97,7. The drpc, which entered into force in october 1998, is the overall legal instrument for cooperation and transboundary water management in the danube river basin, with the main objective of ensuring that the surface waters and groundwater within the danube river basin are managed and used on a sustainable and equitable basis. Danube river basin analysis 20 icpdr international. The danube river is 2,857 km long and it is the worlds most international river basin, including territories of 19 countries. Sep 03, 2014 integrated water resources management in the danube river basin 1. The resulting tools and data will allow for the analysis of river basin. Description case study area the danube river is the second largest river in europe. Brigach and breg join together in donaueschingen near the black forest to make the danube. To ensure public participation pp in wfd implementation in the danube river basin drb, especially in the first instance concerning the development of the danube river basin management plan rbmp.
Now including the territories of 19 countries, it is the worlds most international river basin. Integrated water resources management in the danube river. Management of large river basins selected proceedings of the 8th iawq river basin conference 16 september 1998 budapest, hungary. Fish migration and fish bypasses, fishing news books, oxford, p. Integrated water resources management in the danube river basin 1. The danube river basin is europes second largest with a total area of 801,463 km 2. Danube and transboundary issues a legal frame for cooperation to assure the protection of water and ecological resources and their sustainable use in the danube river basin to assist the implementation of the epdrb the danube river protection convention was elaborated signed.
The korana is a river in central croatia and west bosnia and herzegovina. Applying eu economic guidelines for the economic analysis to the danube river basin undpgef danube regional project. Valuation of ecological restoration benefits in the danube. Table of contents 1 introduction and background 1 1. More than 80 million people from 19 countries share the danube catchment area, making it the worlds most international river basin. Rheinmaindonau kanal kanal dunavtisadunav germany switzerland italy czech republic austria slovenia croatia hungary bosnia and herzegovina serbia romania. Estimated changes in affordability ratio of wastewater tariffs for the b40 in danube river basin member states, sop scenario, 201540 30 3. Water quality management in the danube and black sea. Analysis of priority pesticides used in the danube river basin district. By jana moravcova, vaclav bystricky, jiri pecenka, jakub polensky, tomas pavlicek, nikola novakova and pavel ondr. Danube rivers morphology and revitalization danubeparks. Viennas second and twentieth districts are located between the danube canal and the danube river. The danube basin analysis in 2004 provided the first comprehensive. This book covers the whole nile basin and is based on the results of three major.
Danube river basin a source for transboundary cooperation. The danube river basin by igor liska, paperback barnes. Jan 08, 2011 danube river basin by maps illustrated map near danube river. Icpdr in cooperation with the countries of the danube river basin. Danube river basin a source for transboundary cooperation joint meeting euwis eecca wg 12 may 2008 bucharest.
Groundwater governance in the danube river basin and in romania ruxandra balaetsenior adviser. Is the uwwtd implementation delivering results for the people. Nile river basinthe water, agriculture, governance and livelihoods edited by. Particularly, we expect that the danube region may face strategic development questions related to the future availability of water, on aspects such as. Read the fulltext online edition of problems of the danube basin 1942. This updated transboundary diagnostic analysis 2006 is based on the results of the undpgef danube regional project and these previous assessments, most significantly, the 2005 danube basin analysis the collapse of the former eastern economies had a beneficial impact on the environment of the. For centuries they have been interconnected through the widely ramified water system of the danube.
The carpathians, eastern balkan were applied as overlays. Perspectives from the danubian countries mitja brilly on. It originates in germany and flows through 10 central and eastern european countries before entering the black sea. You can download the 20 update of the danube basin analysis, all annexes and maps below. Danube river basin regional management agreement springerlink. The danube river basin is shared by 19 countries and there is no river basin in the world shared by so many nations. The danube latin name hister is the secondlongest river in europe the volga is the longest. Over the last two centuries, 80% of the wetlands and floodplains in the drb became. White paper on integrated sustainable development of the danube. Hydromorphology in the danube river basin workshop on transboundary water resources management in western and central europe 810 february 2011, budapest, hu raimund mair, icpdr technical expert on river basin management raimund. The designations employed and the presentation of material throughout the publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of unesco concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or of its authorities, or.
Nile river basin the international water management. Typology of the danube river based on topdown and bottom. The international commission for the protection of the danube river icpdr is an international organisation with its permanent secretariat in vienna. My proposal, for ninemonths study at the bulgarian academy of sciences, was filed with the fulbright program on september 1, 1989. Pdf hydrology and limnologyanother boundary in the. Historic flood marks and flood frequency analysis of the danube river at bratislava, slovakia 327 and other craftsmen worked from august to december 1501, and again several months later in 1502, to repair the bridge. Based on this analysis the icpdr prepared and published the document on significant water management issues in the danube river basin district, which guides the icpdr and danube. Pollution of groundwater in the danube river basin by. The danube river basin the most international basin in the world 10% of europe 81 mio inhabitants 18 countries diverse cultures particular situation of transition countries and new eu members and candidates regional social and economic iwrm in the danube river 2 disparities. This is also perfect book for scientist, managers, stakeholders who are interested in water quality of danube river basin.
Characterisation of the floods in the danube river basin through flood frequency and seasonality analysis. The economic analysis according to the water framework. Gravel bar habitats were surveyed in four years of the study period by combining orthophoto analysis and analysis of field photographs. It is also home to 81 million people with a variety of languages and historical backgrounds.706 595 1432 205 1068 113 253 822 1190 1000 1256 375 400 1394 842 1493 1184 1095 781 851 1405 315 581 1428 1262 1410 399 1497 212 914 330 1507 1229 1011 906 1444 13 163 41 248 84