The “Wasserschloss” (the confluence of the rivers Aare, Reuss and Limmat in the Canton of Aargau) during the flood of August 2007.

The “Wasserschloss” (the confluence of the rivers Aare, Reuss and Limmat in the Canton of Aargau) during the flood of August 2007.

 

why is switzerland at risk from flooding?

 
 

the river aare

The Aare River Basin, northern Switzerland.

TASK

  1. Draw a sketch map of the Aare river basin. Name the major rivers and towns.
 

CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF THE 2005 FLOOD IN SWITZERLAND

 

TASK

  1. Read p3. Write a paragraph summarising the floods in 2005
  2. Open the PDF in Notability
  3. Highlight causes and effects using two different colours
  4. Add causes and effects to two columns in your notebooks
 

how engineering can prevent future flooding