Hydrology Division

The Hydrology Division attends to preparing the necessary hydrological basis for sustainable development in Switzerland. The survey unit operates the national measuring network at waterway surfaces and in groundwater with more than 300 measuring stations; it also monitors water quantity and quality. ensures flood forecasts, warnings, and alarms.

The division is responsible for the topics: 

The division consists of:

Last modification 02.10.2015

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Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Hydrology Division

Postal address:
CH-3003 Bern

Location of our offices:
Papiermühlestrasse 172, 3063 Ittigen

Tel.: +41 58 463 85 68
Fax: +41 58 464 76 81


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