Hydrology Division

The Hydrology Division ensures that Switzerland has the hydrological information it needs for its sustainable development. The division operates the national surface water and groundwater monitoring networks, which measure water quantity and quality. It also prepares hydrological forecasts and issues flood warnings and alerts.

The division is responsible for the topics: 

The division consists of:

Last modification 14.01.2022

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Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Hydrology Division

Postal address:
CH-3003 Bern

Location of our offices:
Monbijoustrasse 40, 3003 Bern

Tel.: +41 58 463 85 68


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