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Transboundary Upper Dnieper River Basin Council, May 2013

23.05.2013 to 24.05.2013

The most active Dnipro Basin Council was established in 2011 as an advisory body to the State Water Resources Management Agency of Ukraine. The role of the Secretariat of the Council performs the Dnieper BUVR, based in Vyshgorod. The main tasks of the Dnieper Basin Council, as reflected in its charter, are the following:

  • Review and evaluation of quantitative and qualitative status of water resources, causes and effects of its changes to natural ecosystems and economic sectors and forecast trends in the processes that affect the quality of water resources and water volumes....
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Ground Water Joint Field Survey in Dniepr basin Ukraine, May 2013

14.05.2013 to 18.05.2013

The purpose of the joint field survey was:

  • To fill in data gaps on groundwater in the pilot Dniepr river basin ;
  • To train groundwater experts from Ukraine to perform WFD compliant groundwater monitoring using modern monitoring equipment.

Three groundwater experts and CWME-Ukraine participated in the joint field survey.
20 groundwater samples have been collected from the monitoring and production wells for the analyses of main cations and anions and trace elements. Some chemical parameters ( pH, temperature, electric conductivity and total dissolved...

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Joint Field Survey on Groundwater in Prut basin, Moldova, 14-25 May 2013

14.05.2013 to 25.05.2013

First groundwater joint field survey (JFS) was successfully implemented by the project team, together with specialists from the countries of Moldova and Ukraine (in the Dnieper River basin and in the Prut River basin).

The purpose of the Prut basin survey was two-fold:

a) To fill in data gaps on groundwater; and

b) To train local experts to perform the Water Framework Directive (WFD) compliant groundwater monitoring using modern monitoring equipment. In this respect, the JFS was also contributing to the Task 1.3.2: "Training courses in WFD-compliant monitoring".

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UNECE Water and Danube River Protection Conventions and PWH Seminar in Minsk, Belarus

18.04.2013

On 18th of April, 2013 the project team organised a Workshop in Minsk, Belarus entitled “UNECE Water and Danube River Protection Conventions and Protocol on Water and Health Seminar”.
The scope of the seminar was to support the implementation of the countries’ obligations under the UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (UNECE Water Convention) and Danube River Protection Convention (DRPC). In this line of work the workshop was focused to analyse the implementation provisions and obligations...

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UNECE Water and Danube River Protection Conventions and PWH Seminar Minsk, Belarus, 18 April 2013

18.04.2013

On 18 April 2013, in Minsk, Belarus, the project will organise an International Seminar on “UNECE Water and Danube River Protection Conventions and Protocol on Water and Heath” .
The aim of the seminar is two-fold.

  1. A presentation of Report “Status of the Counties’ Implementation of the UNECE Water and Danube River Protection Conventions and Proposals for EPIRB Support”, prepared by the Senior STE Ms. Birgit Vogel (...
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