Current Issue

The First Czechoslovak Republic hydrobiological stations – The beginnings of scientific fish research in Moravia

Field stations represent one of the forms of fishery or fishpond research. Their origins can be found at the end of the 19th century, but this type of research program flourished during the interwar era. At that time, two of the oldest and most important hydrobiological stations in Moravia – Lednice (1922) and Velké Meziříčí (1928) – were established.

Water recreation in Prague from history to the present days

This article is available in Czech only. For translation or more information on this topic, please contact author.   Souhrn Náhled do historie ukázal, že rekreace u vody, jako záliba k trávení volného času, byla odedávna rozšířena i v Praze, kde byly velmi oblíbené, dnes již zaniklé, říční plovárny. Na historický průzkum navázal v projektu „Možnosti vodní rekreace na území… Read more »

Activities of the Civil Forum of the Water Research Institute in 1989 and 1990

In 1989, Prague units organizational and dislocation structure of the Water Research Institute (WRI) was rather rugged. It consisted of the traditional components of water management research, referred to collectively as section 20 located in Podbaba, and an experimental group dealing with wastewater treatment in Papírenská Street.

Ing. Miroslav Kněžek, CSc., died

Ing. Miroslav Kněžek, CSc., who worked at the TGM Water Research Institute, p.r.i., for almost four decades and who has contributed significantly to that the TGM WRI is respected authority in the field of hydrology and hydrogeology.