Setting Up a New Household

Moving into your new home in Switzerland? Find out how to get power, water and gas turned on and get the rubbish removed...

With a combination of national, regional and commercial service providers throughout Switzerland, the task of supplying your new home with the necessary domestic features can be daunting.

Utility services in Switzerland are managed at a cantonal level, with one organisation in each area supplying all the utility services - electricity, gas and water. This organisation is the Städtische Elektrizitaetswerke, gas und wasser.