Water Body Protection Section

The Section handles:

  • municipal, commercial and industrial wastewater and drainage from the built environment and traffic areas (wastewater disposal)
  • quantitative and qualitative protection of groundwater, the most important drinking, process and extinguishing water resource (groundwater protection planning).
  • pollution strategies, pollutant flows, microcontaminants
  • international cross-border water bodies and water protection commissions

Section topics:

Personnel

Schärer Michael, capo della sezione Protezione delle acque

Michael Schärer
Position:
head of section
Responsibilities: wastewater disposal and groundwater protection planning policy and strategy
Tel.: +41 58 464 79 43
E-mail: michael.schaerer@bafu.admin.ch

Samuel Cornaz
Position: deputy head of section
Responsibilities: Spatial-planning related groundwater protection
Tel.: +41 58 463 03 54
E-mail: samuel.cornaz@bafu.admin.ch

Hélène Bleny
Responsibilities: wastewater disposal
Tel.: +41 58 463 28 65
E-mail: helene.bleny@bafu.admin.ch

Damian Dominguez
Responsibilities: wastewater disposal
Tel.: +41 58 463 35 83
E-mail: damian.dominguez@bafu.admin.ch

Patrick Fischer
Responsibilities: wastewater disposal
Tel.: +41 58 464 77 52
E-mail: patrick.fischer@bafu.admin.ch

Frédéric Guhl
Responsibilities: groundwater protection planning
Tel.: +41 58 462 77 28
E-mail: frederic.guhl@bafu.admin.ch

Sybille Kilchmann
Responsibilities: groundwater protection planning
Tel.: +41 58 464 76 91
E-mail: sybille.kilchmann@bafu.admin.ch

Sébastien Lehmann
Responsibilities: wastewater disposal, international water body protection commissions (Lake Geneva, water-bodies on the Italian-Swiss border)
Tel.: +41 58 464 76 94
E-mail: sebastien.lehmann@bafu.admin.ch

Corin Schwab
Responsibilities:
groundwater protection planning
Tel.: +41 58 468 77 84
E-mail: corin.schwab@bafu.admin.ch

Saskia Zimmermann-Steffens
Responsibilities: wastewater disposal
Tel.: +41 58 463 17 15
E-mail: saskia.zimmermann-steffens@bafu.admin.ch

 

Further information

Further information

Tel: +41 58 462 69 69
Fax: +41 58 463 03 71

Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Water Division
CH-3003 Bern

Papiermühlestrasse 172
3063 Ittigen

Contact
Last modification 18.08.2016

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Contact

Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Water Division

Postal address:
CH-3003 Bern

Location of our offices:
Papiermühlestrasse 172, 3063 Ittigen

Tel.: +41 58 462 69 69
Fax: +41 58 463 03 71

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