Practical Measures for Management of Risks from Natural Hazards

Monitoring and alarm systems

Early warning systems represent an important and necessary element in terms of forecasting natural disasters, as protective structures alone are not always enough to shield against the dangers of floods, rockfalls or mudslides.

CSD Engineers has been active in the sphere of early warning systems for several years, accross a diverse range or risk scenarios.


Radar Surveillance of cliff instability

Radar Surveillance of the Arvel Quarry

Flood Alarm Plans

Rhône Flood Alarm Plan

Remote Equipement Surveillance

Brienz Landslide Surveillance

Meteorological Monitoring stations (

Rain-Gauge Station in Ortliboden