Ukraine

Leading Beneficiary Institutions:

  • Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine  Web-site

Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Ukraine (Ministry of Ukraine) is the central body of executive power with activity directed and coordinated by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.
Mission:
Ministry of Ukraine is the main body of the central authorities in shaping and promoting the implementation of state policy on environmental protection, environmental and within its competence, biological, genetic and radiation safety, waste management, pesticides and agrochemicals, rational use, reproduction and protection of natural resources (mineral resources, surface and groundwater, inland marine waters and territorial sea, air, forests, wildlife (including aquatic resources, hunting and nemyslyvskyh animals) and flora and natural resources, territorial waters, continental shelf and the exclusive (maritime) economic zone of Ukraine (natural resources), reproduction and protection of land, conservation, restoration and sustainable use of biological and landscape diversity, formation, maintenance and use of ecological network, organization, protection and use of protected areas, conservation of the ozone layer of regulation of negative anthropogenic impact on climate change and adapting to change and its implementation within the competence requirements of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol, development of water management and land reclamation, geological study and rational use of mineral resources, as well as in state supervision (control) over observance of legislation on environmental protection, rational use, restoration and protection of natural resources.

State Agency for Water Resources of Ukraine (Ukraine Derzhvodahentstvo) is the central body of executive power with activity directed and coordinated by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine by the Minister of Environment and Natural Resources of Ukraine (hereinafter - the Minister).
Derzhvodahentstvo Ukraine is a system of executive power and formed for implementation of government policies on water management and land reclamation, management, use and reproduction of surface water resources.
Derzhvodahentstvo Ukraine is guided by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, acts of the President of Ukraine and Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Ukraine, other legislative acts of Ukraine and order of the President of Ukraine and the Minister.
The main objective Derzhvodahentstva Ukraine are:

  • proposals concerning state policies on water management and land reclamation, management, use and reproduction of surface water resources;
  • implementation of public policy management, use and reproduction of surface water resources, development of water management and land reclamation and operation of public water management facilities integrated destination, inter-farm irrigation and drainage systems.

 

  • State Hydro-meteorological Service Web-site

Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center Weather forecast related to rivers and water reservoirs hydrological regime, condition and productivity of crops, мeteocondition of air pollution are necessary operative materials for decision-makers and experts in all areas of economy and for the state bodies. Informing the population of Ukraine on weather conditions in the nearest days and warning of adverse conditions has already become an objective requirement of every person. Properly made and timely issued warnings about natural hazards save the most valuable - human lives. As a whole per year the Ukrainian hydrometeorological center produces 250 daily hydrometeorological bulletins, 36 decade agrometeorological bulletins and the bulletin for an agricultural year, about 40000 meteorological general purpose forecasts and about 60000 specialized meteorological forecasts, 2570 hydrological and agrometeorological forecasts, 1500 forecasts of atmosphere pollution weather conditions, 45 of industrial emissions air pollution levels forecasts, about 800 storm warnings and more than 200 operative information on threat and occurrence of the adverse conditions, dangerous and spontaneous meteorological phenomena are available for bodies of various levels state executive authority (the ministries, departments, the state administrations, the commissions on emergencies and other consumers. As a budget organization of the state hydrometeorological service system the Ukrainian hydrometeorological center (UHMC) is under the auspices of the Ministry of Ukraine of Emergencies and Affairs of Population Protection from the Consequences of Chernobyl Catastrophe. UHMC takes part in realization of the state policy in the sphere of hydrometeorological activity and is the main methodical organization of the hydrometeorological service on issues of weather conditions forecasting, hydrometeorological maintenance and service, carrying out of agrometeorological works and supervision, processing and distribution of hydrometeorological information.

Regional Steering Committee Meetings

1st Regional Steering Committee Meeting, 18-19 July 2012, Ukraine
1st Regional Steering Committee Meeting, 18-19 July 2012, Ukraine

National Coordination Committee Meetings

Meeting at Dnipro River Basin Council, November 2012
Meeting at Dnipro River Basin Council 22 November 2012
2nd National Coordination Committee Meeting for Ukraine 14 October, 2013
2nd National Coordination Committee Meeting for Ukraine 14 October, 2013
3rd National Coordination Committee Meeting and Stakeholder Consultation Meeting for Ukraine 31 July, 2014
Minutes

Monitoring programmes

Groundwater

Guidelines for Groundwater Monitoring in Ukraine
Guidelines for Groundwater Monitoring in Ukraine
Report on 3rd Groundwater Field Surveys in Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus, September-October 2015
Report on 3rd Groundwater Field Surveys in Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus, September-October 2015

Surface Water

Surface Waters Monitoring Programme in the Dnieper (UA) River basin
Surface Waters Monitoring Programme in the Dnieper (UA) River basin
Surface Waters Monitoring Programme in the Prut (UA) River basin
Surface Waters Monitoring Programme in the Prut (UA) River basin

Technical Reports

Rapid Biological Assessment (RBA) based on Analysis of Benthic Macroinvertebrate Communities
Rapid Biological Assessment