Monitoring of land purchases as part of the Rhone correction project

Federal Office for the Environment

Key facts

The third Rhone correction (R3) is a construction project aimed at remodelling the river in order to reduce the risk of flood damage and making its course more natural. It is by far the largest project of its kind in Switzerland. It will take several decades to complete and the total cost is estimated at CHF 3.6 billion, of which CHF 2.1 billion will be covered by the Confederation.