Flood hazard mapping – Arbogne

Project overview

The canton of Fribourg has mapped the flood hazards for its region of Espace Mittelland in seven lots. Basler & Hofmann was awarded the lot covering the drainage basin of the Arbogne river. The project involved the collection of hazard data from 23 local communities with a total of 32 flood hazard parameters.

Our services

Collection and assessment of the at-risk areas and the governing processes, collection of data about the available bed load and assessment of the bed-load dynamics, 1D and 2D modelling of the run-off behaviour and the flood areas, development of scenario assessments, intensity and risk maps.

Expertise involved

Hydraulic engineering

Client

Canton of Fribourg, Environmental Office, Department for Rivers and Water Bodies