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A flood warning system in the Jucar River Basin District, Spain

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The system is working since 1989. It can be defined as a real-time information system that collects the most significant meteorological, hydrologic and hydraulic data from all the basin and transmit the data for their process to the basin headquarters. Now there are more than 215 points for collecting the data with 181 rain gauges, 31 dams and 98 points monitoring the flow in rivers and creeks. Besides the system is monitoring irrigation and water supply intakes and channels.

Besides the flood management , the system is used for the improvement of the water management in many aspects such as ecological flow control, drougth management, irrigation and water supply control, dam safety.

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Assessment of Flash Floods in Turkey, Preventive Measures, Non-structural solutions

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Some ongoing efforts in Turkey within the content of Integrated Flood Management based on the central authority at Ankara, local municipalities and the people living the flood hit area are applied. Within the framework of comprehensive flood hazard mitigation concept, referring to the former studies on Flood Inventory of Turkey, Western Black Sea region of Turkey has been studied as a case study.

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