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Data set name

River flow in river Scheldt and tributaries (Belgium) from 1949 onwards

Data holding centreWaterways and Maritime Affairs Administration, Maritime Access
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time periodFrom 1949 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Tidal region of the Scheldt and tributaries, Belgium

Observations 
Parameters

River flow and discharge

Description 
Summary

The water flow at the boundaries of the tidal region is determined as follows: a) Scheldt at Melle: acoustic flowmeter since 1987; calibration graphs before. b) Dender at Denderbelle: calibration graphs will be in use up to 1993; thereafter: Dender at Dendermonde: acoustic flowmeter. c) Zenne at Eppegem: correlation water level/flow. d) Dijle at Haacht: correlation water level/flow. e) Grote Nete at Itegem: correlation water level/flow. f) Kleine Nete at Grobbendonk: correlation water level/flow. The data are published annually as daily, 10-day, monthly and annual averages ('De afvoer van de Schelde').

OriginatorsWaterways and Maritime Affairs Administration, Maritime Access
Availability 
OrganisationWaterways and Maritime Affairs Administration, Maritime Access
AvailabilityUnrestricted
ContactJ. Claessens
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
Emailmaritieme_schelde@lin.vlaanderen.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11015004
Global identifier1025
Last revised2009-08-11