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Definition of concepts

Contribution of a river
Total volume of water that flows in a year (hm³/year) past the point where the volume is measured.
Hydrographical basin
Set of slopes that incline towards a single flow of water.
Gauging station
Point for measuring fluvial volume. The set of stations constitute a network that can be used to evaluate the total hydraulic resources.

Methodological aspects

The Catalan Water Agency (ACA) manages and plans the water cycle, with a vision of integrated water systems, taking into account the balance of all ecosystems. Water becomes a basic structural and functional element to the environment and life. This management must be compatible with the growing demand for permanence, universality and immediacy of the citizens of an advanced society, and ensure quality and good service.

The hydrology section includes fluvial systems. The fluvial systems are distributed by basins. The data refers to the volume of water contributed by rivers at different observation points (gauging stations). As for reservoirs, the volume of water stored per season is recorded. Series tables complement the information to enable comparability.

Since 2010, the Garrigàs gauging station has been replaced by the one at Esponellà.

Unavailable information is represented using the symbol ":". When the value is lower than that of the minimum unit to be able to estimate the statistical operation or if it effects statistical confidentiality, the symbol used is "..".