Energy and environment

Natural hazards

Our team consists of geographers and geologists, environmental and civil engineers. With our broad expertise, we support you in the assessment of natural hazards. We draw up hazard maps, protective structure registers and property protection reports and support your protection projects from the preliminary study through to realisation.

Our clients include local authorities, cantons, the federal government, emerging organisations, companies and private individuals.

Core competences:

  • Creation of hazard maps
  • Development of protective structure registers
  • Preparation of property protection reports / expert reports on natural hazards
  • Planning and implementation of measures to protect against natural hazards: Flood, landslide and fall processes
  • Documentation and analysis of natural hazard events, event registers
  • Emergency planning
  • Risk analyses and cost-effectiveness calculations (EconoMe)
  • Simulations of natural hazard processes (1D/2D floods, surface runoff, 3D rockfall)
  • Hydrological calculations, bed load and alluvial wood assessments
  • Flow and discharge measurements
  • Client representation and public relations work
Emch+Berger AG Bern

Bern, Biel/Bienne, Brig, Bulle, Spiez, Fribourg/Freiburg, Kopenhagen (DK), Frankfurt (DE)

Emch+Berger WSB AG

Emmenbrücke, Cham, Kriens, Sarnen

Emch+Berger AG Zofingen


Emch+Berger AG Zürich

Zürich, Wetzikon