Water and ice hazard; averting

If, in order to avert the danger of water, ice and debris flow, it becomes necessary to take precautions that cannot be postponed, the neighboring municipalities shall be obligated to assist the threatened municipality according to their possibilities and at their expense.


The neighboring municipalities shall, in particular, provide auxiliary personnel, materials, tools, equipment and vehicles as required.

Municipalities which, according to experience, are threatened by floods or mudslides, shall ensure that a guard and assistance service for water hazards (water defense, dam defense, mudslide defense) is established; they shall keep the necessary aids available for this purpose.

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