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The effect of the opening of the Tiszaroff flood storage reservoir on downstream flood riskDevelopment of a Monte Carlo simulation based decision support systemAnalysis

A decision support system was developed for the Middle Tisza Region Water Directorate (Kötivizig).The flood-storage reservoir at Tiszaroff can provide significant help to avoid a potential flood catastrophe. Although the opening of the flood gates ...

The emerging role of economic analysis in decision support for the operation of offline flood storage reservoirsAn example based on the case ofthe Tiszaroff reservoirResearch paper

The construction of a series of flood peak reservoirs along the River Tisza was the result of a change in flood defense strategy triggered by the experiences of the Millennium floods and a Hungarian national budget constraint. The Tiszaroff flood ...

Integration of Natural Water Retention Measures in River basin management (2013-2014)Pilot Project - Atmospheric Precipitation - Protection and efficient use of Fresh Water:Analysis

There is an increasing policy interest in the so-called Natural Water Retention Measures (NWRM) for improving the water status on hydromorphology and diffuse pollution. To respond to this interest, DG ENV launched a dedicated study entitled Pilot Project ...

State of the sector - HungaryWater and wastewater services in the Danube regionAnalysis

REKK prepared the Hungary Country Note for the Danube Water Program's regional assessment on the state of the water sector. More information can be found at Danubis site

Wastewater strategy of BulgariaAnalysis

With support from the World Bank, in 2015 the Government of Bulgaria created a national water supply and sanitation strategy. The experts of REKK contributed to this strategy with a review of the experience from the sewage sector of Hungary, paying ...

Evaluating Economic Policy Instruments for Sustainable Water Management in EuropeThe EPI-WATER FP7 Research ProjectAnalysis

A sustainable management of water resources has a potential to tackle water-related natural hazardand climate risks, and at the same time alleviate communities from poverty. In thiscontext, Economic Policy Instruments (EPIs) can help to make water ...

Linking water management to economic growthAnalysis

REKK providedHungary specific policy advice and analysis to the multi-country project of the Regional Environmental Centre, culminating in a study prepared to the European Commission on the possibility of a water policy that also contributes to economic ...

The Hungarian water utility sector reformDanube Water Conference, ViennaEvent

At the World Bank - IAWD - GIZ 2014 Danube Water Conference on 9 May 2014 Mr. Péter Kaderják, the director of REKK gave the introductory presentation before the panel discussion of the Hungarian water utility sector reform. Mr. Kaderják reviewed the ...

The impact of the Balkan drought on the Hungarian wholesale electricity priceArticle

2011 was a particularly dry year all through Europe, and the countries of the Balkan were hit by the lack of precipitation even more than usual. The region went through the worst drought of the last 50 years, and the hydropower plants of the Balkan ...

Participation in the preparation of the National River Basin Management Plant (WFD 2010)Analysis

In the preparation phase of the implementation of the Water Framework Directive in Hungary Aqua.REKK contributed to the work of the Economics Task Group that developed the national WBMP.In a multidisciplinary team of experts our role was the development ...