Държавна агенция за метрологичен и технически надзор

DG SDRF

Directorate General SUPERVISION OF DAMS AND RELATED FACILITIES

Contact Person:
Bogomil Borisov, Acting Deputy General Director

Sofia 1797 52A, G.M.Dimitorv Blvd.
Tel.: + 359 2 892 97 63
Fax: + 359 2 986 17 07

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Directorate General “Supervision of dams and related facilities”:

  1. Controlling the measures for keeping the dam walls and related facilities in good technical condition and ensuring their safe exploitation;
  2. Controlling the implementation of activities for immediate decommissioning of dam walls and/or related facilities, which are in poor condition, until recovering their technological and constructive safety or liquidation of such dam walls and/or facilities in case  their recovering and reconstruction are inexpedient;
  3. Controlling the implementation of the directions of the Commissions under Art. 138a, para. 3 and Art. 190a. para. 1, point 3 of the Water Act;
  4. Controlling the implementation of measures for good technical condition  of the dam walls and related facilities and their safe exploitation;
  5. Controlling the implementation of activities for decommissioning and/or liquidation of dam walls and related facilities;
  6. Giving mandatory prescriptions  to the owners of dam walls and/or related facilities in accordance with its powers, given by the Water Act, including for the implementation of measures and activities for the clarification of the technical condition and the conditions for exploitation of the controlled  objects, and also fixes time period for their implementation;
  7. Applying enforcement administrative measures ordering: prohibition of using and access to a dam, which is being exploited not according to the requirements of the Ordinance pursuant to Art. 141, para. 2 of the Water Act; decommissions dam walls and related facilities; provisionally decommissions dam walls and related facilities in order to prevent accident hazard of the facilities until bringing them  to a condition, complying with the technical rules.
  8. Controlling the implementation of the activities under Art. 145, para. 2 of the Water Act;
  9. Cooperating for timely recovering of the Agency’s claims.

Legislation:

  • Water Act;
  • ORDINANCE on the terms and rules for carrying out technical and safe operation of dam walls and related facilities as well as on the control of their technical condition;
  • ORDINANCE № РД-04-02 of 25 November 2016 on the terms and rules of usage of an information system for technical condition of dam walls and related facilities, provided by SAMTS.

In relation to the DG SDRF activities the following template is available (in Bulgarian):

"Template of application for issuing permission for taking out of exploitation and/or destruction of dam wall and related facilities"

Address and e-mail Contact person Phone Fax

DG “Supervision of dams and related facilities”
1797 Sofia, 52A G.M.Dimitrov blvd.
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Bogomil Borisov
Acting Deputy Director General
02/ 892 97 63 02/ 986 17 07
DG “Supervision of dams and related facilities”
1797 Sofia, 52A G.M.Dimitrov blvd.

Director General

Department ”Control and methodology”
1797 Sofia, 52A G.M.Dimitrov blvd.


Acting Head of department
02/ 892 97 72 02/ 986 17 07

Regional Department SDRF Southwestern Bulgaria
2700 Blagoevgrad, 1 Svoboda St., floor 2
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Ivan Buzov
Head of department
073/ 88 54 63 073/ 88 54 63

Regional Department SDRF West-Central Bulgaria

1797 Sofia, 13 Lachezar Stanchev St.
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Ivan Syarov

Head of department
02/ 939 67 09
Regional Department SDRF Northwestern Bulgaria
3000 Vratsa,
95 General Leonov St, floor 5
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Georgi Mladenov
Head of department
092/ 64 74 51
Regional Department SDRF North-Central Bulgaria
5000 Veliko Tarnovo, 2 Hristo Botev St., floor 3
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Krasimir Tsanev
Head of department
062/ 63 04 00 062/ 63 04 00
Regional Department SDRF Northeastern Bulgaria
9023 Varna, Vladislavovo NBHD,
5 Murgash St., floor 3
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Yavor Dimitrov

Head of department
052/ 75 03 07 052/ 75 03 13
Regional Department SDRF Southeastern Bulgaria
8010 Burgas, q. ”Slavejkov”, Prof. Y. Yakimov St., № 25
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Milush Kumchev
Head of department


Regional Department SDRF South-Central Bulgaria
4000 Plovdiv, 67 Sankt Petersbourg Blvd.
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Yordan Kyumyurdzhiev

Head of department
032/ 63 31 35