Directorate General SDRF

Directorate General "Supervision of dams and related facilities" GD SDRF

Contact Person:
еng. Maria Piryankova, General Director
Sofia 1797 52A, G.M.Dimitorv Blvd.
Tel.: + 359 2 892 97 65
Fax: +359 2 986 17 07
E-mail:  Maria.Piryankova@damtn.government.bg

Scope of activities:

Directorate General “Supervision of dams and related facilities”:

  1. controls the measures applied for keeping the dam walls and related facilities in good technical condition and for ensuring their safe exploitation;
  2. controls the implementation of activities for immediate decommissioning of dam walls and/or related facilities, which are in pre-emergency condition, until their technological and constructive safety is recovered or for demolition of such dam walls and/or facilities in case their recovering and reconstruction are inexpedient;
  3. provides the owners of water management systems and hydro-technical facilities including dam walls and/or related facilities, tailings ponds and sludge ponds an information system developed by SAMTS according to an Ordinance issued by the Minister of economy and industry on the proposal of SAMTS president;
  4. controls the implementation of: the prescriptions of the commissions under Art. 138a, para. 3 of the Water act, the measures for ensuring good technical condition of the dam walls and related facilities and their safe exploitation; the activities for decommissioning and/or liquidation of dam walls and related facilities under Art. 145 para. 2 of the Water Act;
  5. gives mandatory prescriptions  to the owners of dam walls and/or related facilities in accordance with its powers under 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 objects under control as well as for setting a time period for their implementation;
  6. supports the SAMTS president in carrying out his/her obligations under Art.3, par.2, p.13 and p.13a of the SAMTS Rules of Procedure;
  7. detects violations and issues penal decrees in accordance with a special law and the Law on administrative offences and penalties in cases of empowerment of officials by SAMTS president.

Structure:

DG SDWRF is administratively structured in 2 central departments and 9 regional departments:

Address and e-mail Contact person Phone Fax
DG “Supervision of dams and related facilities”
1797 Sofia, 52A G.M.Dimitrov blvd.
Maria.Piryankova@damtn.government.bg
еng. Maria Piryankova
Director General
02/ 892 97 65 02/ 986 17 07
DG “Supervision of dams and related facilities”
1797 Sofia, 52A G.M.Dimitrov blvd.
Nikolay.Popov@damtn.government.bg
Nikolay Popov
Deputy Director General
02/892 97 72
Department ”Control and methodology”
1797 Sofia, 52A G.M.Dimitrov blvd.
Anna.Gardeva@damtn.government.bg
еng. Anna Gardeva
Head of department
02/ 892 97 77
“Information and analyses”
1797 Sofia, 52A G.M.Dimitrov blvd.
Svetla.Ivanova@damtn.government.bg
еng. Svetla Ivanova Ph.D.
Head of departmentt
02/892 97 77
Regional Department SDRF Southwestern Bulgaria
2700 Blagoevgrad, 1 Svoboda St., floor 2
Aleksandar.Ivanov@damtn.government.bg
еng. Alexandar Ivanov
Head of department
073/ 88 54 63 073/ 88 54 63
Regional Department SDRF West-Central Bulgaria
1797 Sofia, 13 Lachezar Stanchev St.
Ivan.Syarov@damtn.government.bg
еng. Ivan Syarov
Head of department
02/ 939 67 09
Regional Department SDRF Northwestern Bulgaria
3000 Vratsa,
95 General Leonov St, floor 5
EmilG.Dimitrov@damtn.government.bg
еng. Emil Dimitrov
Head of department
092/ 64 74 51
Regional Department SDRF North-Central Bulgaria
5000 Veliko Tarnovo, r.a. Akacia, 1A Chumerna St.
Dimitar.Yordanov@damtn.government.bg
еng. Yordan Kamburov
Head of department
Regional Department SDRF Northeastern Bulgaria
9023 Varna, Vladislavovo NBHD,
5 Murgash St., floor 3
Head of department
Regional Department SDRF Southeastern Bulgaria
8010 Burgas, q. ”Slavejkov”, Prof. Y. Yakimov St., № 25
Denitsa.Mihaylova@damtn.government.bg
еng. Denitsa Mihaylova
Head of department
Regional Department SDRF South-Central Bulgaria
4000 Plovdiv, 67 Sankt Petersbourg Blvd.
Penka.Tsakova@damtn.government.bg
еng. Penka Tsakova
Head of department
032/ 63 31 35
Regional Department SDWRF Southern Bulgaria
Haskovo, 2 Panorama St.
Margarita.Karaivanova@damtn.government.bg
еng. Margarita Karaivanova
Head of department
Regional Department SDRF South-Southeastern Bulgaria
Yambol, 13 Dimitar Blagoev St.
Mitoshka.Ishmerlieva@damtn.government.bg
еng. Mitoshka Ishmerieva
Head of department

 

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 carrying out 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 decommissioning or destruction of dam and related facilities
  • Template of application for providing access to the SAMTS information system according to the Ordinance № РД-04-02 of 25 November 2016 on the terms and rules of use of the information system for technical condition of dam walls and related facilities.