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WAter Management Information System(WAMIS)

WAter Management Information System

Portal system based on the Internet, built for providing service including water resources information scientifically collected, created, and processed for water related organization.

System Main User

Water resources policy planner and decision maker

Researcher related with water resources

Public

Master Plan for Water Resources information

Divided into 3 parts to store reliable data; 'Basic information analysis system', 'Operation support system', and 'Policy decision support system'.

'Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs' divided into 3 parts, 'Basic information analysis system', 'Operation support system', and 'Policy decision support system', to store reliable data.
Provided Item

Provided 10 fields(Hydro/Meteorology, Basin, River, Dam, Ground water, Water use, etc.) and 300 items.

Information search information is consisted local autonomous entities(256), basin(117), and river(National rivers/Regional river)

Flood Control Time Line in Korea

Time Line

AD. 34~870(Shilla)

  • 12 cases recorded in “Samguksagi” (historical books for Shilla history) and 15 cases in others
  • Flood recorded by “Daesu(big flood) or Daewoo(heavy rainfall)”

AD. 45~598(Gogureo)

  • Two cases recorded in “Samguksagi” (historical books for Gogureo history) and three cases in others
  • Flood recorded by “Daesu(big flood) or Daewoo(heavy rainfall)”

AD. 221~612(Baekje)

  • One case recorded in “Samguksagi” (historical books for Baekje history) and five cases in others
  • Flood recorded by “Daesu(big flood) or Daewoo(heavy rainfall)”

Unified Shilla

  • 21 cases of Drought, 17 cases of Famine

Kingdom of Korea

  • 85 cases of heavy rainfall, 19 cases of big flood, 47 cases of Drought recorded in “Koreasa” (historical books for Korea history)

AD. 1441(Early Chosun dynasty)

  • Water mark for measurement of river stages
  • Rain gauge ? the world first rainfall measuring appratus

AD. 1724~1776(Mid-Chosun dynasty)

  • Flood forecasting of river using by water mark
  • The oldest rain gauge in existence

AD. 1884(later Chosun dynasty)

  • Rain gauge by Water storage type

AD. 1392~1910(Chosun dynasty)

  • 671 cases of natural disasters recorded in “Chosunwangjosilrok” (historical books for Chosun history)

AD. 1987~1910(The Korea Empire)

  • Established and operated temporary rainfall station in “Chesinguk”(old type Post office)

AD. 1915~1928

  • Survey of weather, stage, discharge
  • Survey stage stations by basins
  • 11 rivers survey(1st)

AD. 1925

  • Great flood occurrence in Seoul

AD. 1928~1939

  • Published ‘Chosun river survey’(1929)
  • Enactment of ‘Chosun enforcement decree of the river act’(1927)
  • River survey(2nd)

AD. 1934

  • Great flood occurrence(any other place in the southern)

AD. 1945~1961

  • launched Hydrologic investigation work(1947)
  • launched Water Resources Development by Technical support of ECAFE(1955)
  • River Act was enacted(1961)

AD. 1962

  • Published ‘Hydrologic data in korea’
  • Created Water Resources Policy Bureau in Ministry of Construction

AD. 1965~1974

  • The four major river basin survey
  • The International Hydrological Decade(IHD)

AD. 1968

  • Designated Han river basin as automatical flood forecasting and warning facilities(UN ECAFE/WMO Typhoon committee)

AD. 1974

  • Han river Flood Control Office established and operated flood forecasting and warning facility

AD. 1979

  • Enactment of hydrologic measurement service regulations

AD. 1980

  • Enactment of the river design guideline

AD. 1987

  • Nakdong river Flood Control Office established
  • A great flood at Han river and Nakdong river

AD. 1990

  • Geum river Flood Control Office established
  • Seomjin river Flood Control Office established
  • A great flood at Han river

AD. 1991

  • Yeongsan river Flood Control Office established

AD. 1995

  • Completed flood forecasting and warning facility at Anseong river

AD. 1998

  • Installed flood forecasting and warning facility at Hyeongsan river
  • Installed flood forecasting and warning facility at Sapgyo river

AD. 1999

  • Installed flood forecasting and warning facility at Taehwa river
  • Operated flood forecasting and warning system at Imjin river basin
  • A great flood at Imjin river basin(August)

AD. 2000

  • Integrated flood forecasting and warning system development

AD. 2001

  • Installed flood forecasting and warning facilities, flood forecasting systems at principal branch rivers
  • Installed flood forecasting and warning facility at Gap river

AD. 2002

  • A great flood by typhoon Rusa(August)

AD. 2003

  • Imjin River basin rain Rader observatory Operation

AD. 2004

  • Published Hydrological survey manual
  • WINS, WAMIS service open

AD. 2005

  • Hydrological investigation advance five-year plan making
  • The river information center of Han River Flood Control Office established

AD. 2006

  • A great flood by typhoon and seasonal rain front(Han river, July)

AD. 2007

  • NHQMS(National hydrologic data quality Management system) development
  • Hydrological survey center established

AD. 2009

  • beginning of construction of The four major river restore project
  • Biseulsan rain Rader observatory established
  • Hydrological investigation master plan making

AD. 2010

  • Flood forecasting system development and improvement (2010 ~ 2012)

AD. 2011

  • Sobaeksan rain Rader observatory established

AD. 2012

  • Decided as a presidential country on hydrological service group

AD. 2013

  • Conclusion of HRFCO?KICT MOU

AD. 2014

  • 40th anniversary for Flood Control of Korea
  • Take place 3rd workshops for hydrological division in Typhoon committee