Morava River basin d.p.

over 3 years Admin General

Morava River basin d.p. provides management, operation and maintenance of watercourses and water facilities in the basin of river Morava. On an area of 21,132 square kilometers manages a total of:


  • 10 770 km watercourses (thereof 3 754 significant watercourses)
  • 1 109 km levees
  • 30 significant water reservoirs
  • 137 small dams
  • 175 weirs and 95 water levels
  • 13 lock chambers
  • 15 small hydropower plants


The river basin management is divided between three concerns with headquarters in Náměstí nad Oslavou, Olomouc and Uherské Hradiště. Company is operating in territory of 7 regions and 67 towns with extended powers.


Main activities are stated by founding document and arise from legal standards, especially Act no. 254/2001 Coll. “about waters”, Act no. 305/2000 Coll. “about river basins” and Act no. 77/1997 Coll. “about government companies” as amended. These include:


  • management and maintenance of significant and defined small watercourses, including flows borders
  • manipulation and maintenance of water works
  • detection and assessment of surface and underground water
  • investment activities including flood control measures
  • condition monitoring and maintenance of river beds and coastal land, preparing and ensuring their adjustments
  • providing technical, economic and other data on-demand water authorities submitting suggestions, proposals and statements for administrative decision making in the state in water management
  • creating conditions for legitimate water management
  • cooperation in remedying accidents on watercourses
  • managing and influencing water management within the water management system
  • activities in the field of planning under the water act
  • activities of accredited laboratories
  • surveying service
  • consultancy
  • electricity production
  • fisheries