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Bureau for Surface water Investigation and Inventory

Manager: Nguyen Chi Yen

Telephone: (+84)04.37558179



Functions and tasks

1. To propose, set up plans, tasks and measures, mechanisms to carry out investigation tasks, measurement and appraisal of surface water quality, quantity, exploitation and use, evaluate levels and risks of surface water degradation, depletion and pollution in a national scale and report to the Center’s Director; implement tasks upon approval.

2. To chair, guide and supervise the implementation of surface water investigation and measurement under the jurisdiction of the Center.

3. To propose to Director scientific research topics, technology and scientific, technology solutions about surface water resources measuring and investigation; surface water exploitation, use, protection and sustainable development; prevention and recover surface water recession, depletion, pollution; reduce impacts of climate change impacts on the quantity and quality of water resources; organize the implementation of tasks upon approval.

4. To participate in the formulation and implementation of technology transfer, training on surface water resources as assigned.

5. To coordinate, guide and supervise the construction of surface water resource monintoring system; collect data, measurement, survey and measurement results of water resources; build a database for surface water resource evaluation and measurement.

6. To participate in the formulation of processes, standards, technical regulations and norms of surface water resources investigation and monitoring as assigned by the Director.

7. To evaluate or participate in the evaluation of water resources investigation projects, and other related projects under the jurisdiction of the Center as assigned by the Center’s Director.

8. To inspect and supervise the implementation of procedures and standards of water resources, review surface water resource investigation and measurement of the Center’s units Center and report to the Director.

9. To participate in international cooperation in the field of water resources investigation and measurement, participate in training professional knowledge about water resources; and participate in dissemination of public awareness about water resources laws and policies.

10. To coordinate to water resources planning, participate in river valley management, comment on strategies, projects, schemes and programs of water resources as assigned by the Director.

11. To statisticize and reports regularly and irregularly assigned tasks; guide, inspect and supervise the units’ information and reports.

12. To perform other duties as assigned by the Center’s Director.