Basic Information

The T.G. Masaryk Water Research Institute (VÚV TGM)

The institute was founded in 1919 as the State Hydrological Institute. Since 2006 VÚV TGM has been a public research institute, and reports to the Ministry of the Environment. The T.G.Masaryk Institute’s mission is to carry out targetted research into the condition, usage and changes in aquatic ecosystems and their connections to the landscape, as well as the connected dangers, waste disposal management. The institute also provides professional support in the fields of water protection, flood prevention and waste disposal management on the basis of the results of our research. 

VÚV TGM website: www.vuv.cz