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APELE - Apele Romane

Company description

National Administration “Apele Romane” applies the national strategy and policy in water management (surface and groundwater, quantity and quality issues). There are 11 River basin Authorities and National Research Institute for Hydrology and Water Management under its coordination.

Fields of Activity
  • unitary and sustainable water resources management;
  • administration, operation and maintenance of:
    • the National System of Water Management infrastructure;
    • the National Hydrological and hydro-geological infrastructure system;
    • the National System of Water Resources Quality Supervision;
  • flood control;
  • water use authorizations/licenses/permits;
  • staff training;
  • studies, projects, yearbooks, methodological guidelines and publications in water field;
  • River Basin Development and Management Directory Plans;
  • representative of the Romanian state in international agreements and conventions in water field;
  • implementation the EU directives in water field.

Organization and departments


Tasks in the SEE HYDROPOWER Project
  • Water Framework Directive (WFD) implementation in Romania
  • Reservoirs operation in Romania
  • Methods to assess environmental flows in Romania
  • Catalogue of measures for preserving river ecosystems in line with WFD
  • Review of Romanian normative and legal procedures concerning Small Hydropower concessions

Contact Person
Project ManagerAndreea GALIE
StreetEdgar Quinet Street, no. 6, District 1
Post Code010018