The State Hydrometeorological Service is subordinated to the Ministry of Environment
and is functioning according to the Government Law No. 401 from 3 April 2003 on the hydrometeorological activity in the
Republic of Moldova.
The administration of the Service is carried out by its Director appointed by the Government ent according to the Government Law No. 401 from 3 April 2003.
In the actual formula the Service comprises three main fields of activity:
The director has a first deputy director and a deputy director, appointed
and dismissed by the Ministry of Environment.
The main administration body of the Service is the Technical and Scientific
Council headed by the director of the State Hydrometeorological Service.
According to the Republic of Moldova Parliament Decision No.210-XIII from 29
July 1994, the Republic of Moldova joined the World Meteorological
Organization, and the director of the Service is the Permanent
Representative of the republic within this organization.
The specialists of the Service participate in the programmes and project of
the CIS Intergovernmental Council on Hydrometeorology on the basis of the
Bilateral Agreement in the field of hydrometeorology, signed by the Republic
of Moldova on 8 February 1992.
The main tasks of the State Hydrometeorological Service are:
1. To monitor the state and evolution of the hydrometeorological conditions
and environment quality with the purpose to protect the population and
economical agents from dangerous hydrometeorological phenomena and from
2. Elaborate meteorological, aeronautical, agrometeorological, hydrological
forecasts as well as the forecast on the environmental pollution;
3. To issue warnings on hydrometeorological hazardous phenomena, as well as
on the environmental pollution;
4. To meet the demand for hydrometeorological information of the population,
economic agents, national security, public authorities;
5. Establish and operate the Hydrometeorological Data State Fund in support
of hydrometeorological justification, design, construction and exploitation
of socio-economic objects;
6. Participate in the international data exchange within the global
observing system and to fulfill the commitments under the conventions and
international agreements signed by the Republic of Moldova.