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: 


Carlo Scapozza
Head of division

Petra Schmocker-Fackel

Petra Schmocker-Fackel
Position: deputy head of division, head of section Hydrological basics of quantity

Robert Lukes
Position: Head of section Hydrometry

Daniel Streit
Position: Head of section Hydrological information

Florian Storck
Position: Head of section Hydrological Basis State of Waters

Flavio Malaguerra

Flavio Malaguerra
Position: Head of section Hydrogeological basis


Therese Bürgi
Position: head of section Hydrological Forecasts

Last modification 29.11.2022

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Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Hydrology Division

Postal address:
CH-3003 Bern

Locations of our offices:

Worblentalstrasse 68, 3063 Ittigen

Monbijoustrasse 40, 3003 Bern


Secretariat: +41 58 462 93 89

Data and hydrological information: +41 58 464 71 87


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