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22 February 2008 A+AA-

THE EXECUTIVE AGENCY FOR EXPLORATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE DANUBE RIVER - Rousse is the only specialized organization in Bulgaria which carries out the entire range of supporting activities for the maintenance of the waterway, aquatory of the ports and the winter camps for providing a secure ship sailing in the Bulgarian section of the river.

The Agency conducts complex hydromorphological and hydrological surveys of the river, coordinates all the projects and works, related to the complex utilization of the Danube river; notifies the respective authorities and organizations for taking precautionary measures when threats of flooding, icing, bank corrosion, etc are present; publishes navigational maps, hydrological reference books and other navigational aids, two or seven-days river level forecasts, publishes daily weather forecasts for the Bulgarian section of the river; submits to all the interested Ministries, authorities, research and development and design institutions in the country the necessary information and data from the surveys and researches of the Danube river.

The Agency is beneficiary of a project in the frame of Priority Axe IV from the Operative Programme on Transport 2007-2013.

Executive Agency for Exploration and Maintenance of the Danube River


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