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Lower Tisza District Water Directorate

Lower Tisza District Water Directorate

A brief introduction

The most affected area by water scarcity and drought consequences in Hungary is the Danube-Tisza Interstice. This area covers a major part of the activity field of the Directorate for Environmental Protection and Water Management of Lower Tisza District. In this area the Directorate has the responsibility for sustainable development of surface water. The Directorate plays a role in the development of regional water policies as an expert of water management on behalf of Ministry of Water. Experts from the Directorate developed a methodology of water balance's continouos evaluation.

During the frame of the WATER CoRe project the Directorate will improve the regional development processes, and will execute those operational measures which result from the interregional exchange and transfer activities. Experts from the Diretorate will make efforts to exchange and disseminate their experiencies in connection water balance monitoring and mitigation of drought consequencies.

Institution (EN): Lower Tisza District Water Directorate
Legal status: Regional Public Authority
Address: Stefánia 4.
Postal code: H-6720
Town: Szeged
Country: HU
NUTS Level 2: Del-Alfold
NUTS Level 3: Csongrad
Phone (office): +36-62-599-599:(mobile)
Fax: +36- 420-774

Contact person: Dr. Péter Kozák


This project is cofinanced by the ERDF and made possible by the INTERREG IVC programme


The Interregional Cooperation Programme INTERREG IVC, financed by the European Union’s Regional Development Fund, helps Regions of Europe work together to share experience and good practice in the areas of innovation, the knowledge economy, the environment and risk prevention. EUR 302 million is available for project funding but, more than that, a wealth of knowledge and potential solutions are also on hand for regional policy-makers.