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Looking back at the celebrations of 100 years since the founding of TGM WRI

On Tuesday, October 24, 2019, the annual celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the State Institute of Hydrology, today’s T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute, culminated.

TGM WRI witnessed a unique microconcert “Music to the siren”

In the monumental hydraulic hall of the TGM Water Research Institute, p.r.i., in Prague in Podbaba, the fifth musical intervention for the regular siren rehearsal was performed as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of its foundation.

Open Day at the TGM WRI

On June 20, 2019, the premises of the TGM Water Research Institute on the occasion of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of its foundation, were opened to the general public as part of the Open Day, both at the Prague and at the Brno and Ostrava branches.

Traveling exhibition on the 100th anniversary of TGM WRI

The Water Research Institute of T. G. Masaryk, p.r.i., on behalf of its director, Ing. Tomáš Urban and the author of the exhibition RNDr. Tomáš Hrdinka, Ph.D., allows us to cordially invite you to a traveling exhibition on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of our institution.

Policy of Protection from impacts of drought and water scarcity in the Czech Republic – consultation and processing

In the context of a severe drought period, which has started in 2014, an inter-ministerial commission WATER-DROUGHT was established to prepare a strategic policy document on protection from impacts of drought and water scarcity in the Czech Republic.

The answer to the reaction SOVAK CR to the article Unnecessary hysteria surrounding the use of glyphosate

As a supporter of substantive discussions, I would like to submit one more clarification as a reaction to response of Ing. Ondřej Beneš, Ph.D., MBA, LL.M., SOVAK CR representative.

Needless hysteria surrounding the use of glyphosate

In the last issue of the journal VTEI (5/2016), the reader can get acquainted with the opinion of SOVAK ČR to support “as soon as possible a complete ban on the use of glyphosate,” with regard to the possible contamination of surface waters with this substance (the main ingredient of total herbicides Roundup type) and its residues.

Experience with measurement of water levels in TGM WRI hydrometric stations (using the system of pressure sensors)

The paper describes the experience with measurement of water levels (particularly low ones) in natural river beds using a system of sensors recording hydrostatic pressure and air pressure.

Establishment and operation of the interdepartmental commission WATER-DROUGHT

Since the mid-80s of the 20th century in the Czech Republic is a demonstrable increase in water temperature slightly influenced by surface water as a result of climate change.