Repair of Göschenen Compensating Reservoir

Measures were undertaken to secure the rock in Göschenen compensating reservoir and at the exit of the distribution lines of Wassen HPP, using a mesh, rock nails and concrete plugs.

A block of stone in the compensating reservoir, which had slipped, was also rehabilitated.

Main Data

  • Rock nails: 60 pcs.
  • Tecco mesh: 50 m2
  • Concrete plugs: 20 m3
  • Rehabilitation of stone block: 250 t


SBB AG (Swiss Federal Railways), Kraftwerk Wassen AG


IUB Engineering AG in Consortium

Construction period


Construction costs

Approx. CHF 120,000

Scope of services

  • Overall project management
  • Basic design
  • Design for construction
  • Tendering
  • Design for execution
  • Implementation
  • Commissioning / Finishing works