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)
Addressing local water scarcity in Switzerland (PDF, 2 MB, 10.12.2012)
Report of the Federal Council on dealing with local water scarcity in Switzerland (in german)
Last modification 03.06.2016
Bundesamt für Umwelt BAFU