Swiss Water Bodies in a Changing Climate

Hydro-CH2018 Hydrological Scenarios

This brochure explains how Switzerland's water balance works and what changes can be expected. It is aimed at users in the field.

NCCS (2021) Swiss Water Bodies in a Changing Climate
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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.

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