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(in German, Eger), a river in northwestern Czechoslovakia (with sources in the Federal Republic of Germany); a left tributary of the Elbe (Labe). It is 316 km long and drains an area of 5,600 sq km.

The Ohře originates in the Fichtel Mountains; below the city of Kadaň, it flows through a hilly plain. High water occurs in the spring. The mean flow rate in the river’s middle course is 38 cu m per sec. There is a hydroelectric power plant on the Ohře. The river is used for irrigation. The resort of Karlovy Vary is located at the confluence of the Teplá and Ohře rivers.

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Contract award: technical and safety supervision of water works in administration ohre river, a state enterprise.
Agency : Abwasserzweckverband Aller Ohre , vertreten durch KUBUS Kommunalberatung und Service GmbH
Agency : Abwasserverband Haldensleben Untere Ohre , vertreten durch KUBUS Kommunalberatung und Service GmbH
The project includes the reconstruction and extension of the upper structures of the existing bridge over the Ohre in Brezany nad Ohri.
Processing of documents and draft "Plan sub-basin of the Upper and Middle Elbe and the Plan Lusatian Neisse River sub-basin and other tributaries of the Oder" in the territorial scope of state enterprises Elbe River, state enterprise and Ohre River, state enterprise (hereinafter referred to as "sub-basin plans") within the meaning A* 24, A* 25 and A* 26 of the Water Act and in accordance with the decree of planning.