Groundwater quantity

Groundwater quantity in Switzerland fluctuates during the year, but is stable in the long term

Groundwater quantity is the total amount of water available underground in Switzerland. Water supply and ecosystems use part of this groundwater. Groundwater levels and spring discharges are used to monitor groundwater quantity. The groundwater regime describes the expected annual course of groundwater levels and spring discharges, while groundwater quantity describes the filling of aquifers.

High spring discharge
Low spring discharge

Further information

Last modification 31.01.2022

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