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General
Data set name

Water levels in River Scheldt and its tributaries (Belgium) since turn of the 19th century

Data holding centreWaterways and Maritime Affairs Administration, Maritime Access
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time periodFrom end 19th century onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Zeeschelde from Ghent up to the Netherlands border + the following tributaries: Rupel, Dijle up to Haacht, Kleine Nete up to Grobbendonk, Grote Nete up to Zammel, Durme up to Zele, Zenne up to Zemst

Observations 
Parameters

Sea level

Description 
Summary

The water level is continuously recorded at 35 locations along the Scheldt and tributaries. Overviews of the monthly and annual averages for high and low water are published every 10 years ('Tienjarige overzichten'). Moreover, tables ('Getijtafels') with tide predictions are computed and published annually.

OriginatorsWaterways and Maritime Affairs Administration, Maritime Access
Availability 
OrganisationWaterways and Maritime Affairs Administration, Maritime Access
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactS. Broidioi
Address

Waterways and Maritime Affairs Administration, Maritime Access
Tavernierkaai 3
Antwerpen

B-2000
Belgium

Telephone+32 3 222 08 11
Facsimile+32 3 231 20 62
Emailhic@vlaanderen.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11015001
Global identifier1022
Last revised2015-09-02