Switzerland enjoys an abundance of water resources. However, for over a hundred years, its water bodies have been compromised by abstraction, chemical pollution and structural engineering. In recent times, another problem has become increasingly apparent: climate change. This brochure explains how Switzerland's water balance works and what changes can be expected.
You can order the printed brochure or download the electronic version of the brochure here. It is aimed at users in the field.
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This publication is also available in German, French and Italian. The original language is German.
Last modification 16.03.2021
Federal Office for the Environment FOEN