The Confederation’s measures

In the coming decades, climate change is expected to bring about many changes in the water cycle. To adapt to climate change in the field of water management, the following three strategies are relevant, which include numerous measures. Unless otherwise noted, the lead for measures to adapt to climate change in the water-management sector is taken by the Federal Office for the Environment FOEN.

Measures taken by the federal agencies: water management (PDF, 129 kB, 09.04.2014)Adaptation to climate change in Switzerland - action plan 2014-2019, Annex A1 (in german)

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Priority themes: Hydrological principles of climate change

The core topic of the NCCS Hydro-CH2018 focusses on the water resources and their future development. The objective is to supply the necessary fundamental hydrological principles for adaptation.

https://www.nccs.admin.ch/content/nccs/en/home/sectors/wasserwirtschaft/handlungsoptionen/handlungsoptionen.html