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 01.01.2021

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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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