die.wildbach in Austria

The Austrian Service for Torrent and Avalanche Control is a Federal Institution of the Republic of Austria.

die.​wildbach in the Fed­eral Provinces

die.​wildbach in the Fed­eral Provinces was set up to en­sure the continuous and sus­tain­able pro­tec­tion against nat­ural haz­ards.

die.​wildbach com­prises the fol­low­ing units in Aus­tria:
7 Provin­cial Head­quar­ters,
21 Re­gional Head­quar­ters,
3 Staff Units and the

Cen­tral Pay­roll Ac­count­ing Unit.


1.0 Provin­cial Head­quar­ters Vi­enna, Lower Aus­tria and Bur­gen­land
Di­rec­tor: Roland Bauer
Marx­er­gasse 2 / Raised ground floor
1030 Vi­enna
Phone: (+43 1) 533 91 47 - 0 or 533 55 89 - 0
Fax: (+43 1) 533 91 47 - 7061
Email: sektion.​wnb@​die-​wildbach.​at


1.1 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Lower Aus­tria West
Josef Adl­manseder-Straße 4
3390 Melk
Phone: (+43 2752) 526 14 - 0
Fax: (+43 2752) 526 14 - 22
Email: melk@​die-​wildbach.​at

1.2 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Vi­enna, Bur­gen­land and Lower Aus­tria East
Ne­unkirch­n­er­straße 125
2700 Wiener Neustadt
Phone: (+43 2622) 224 58 - 0
Fax: (+43 2622) 246 70 - 9
Email: wrneustadt@​die-​wildbach.​at
  
2.0 Provin­cial Head­quar­ters Upper Aus­tria

Di­rec­tor: Wolf­gang Gasperl
Schmid­torstraße 2/II
4020 Linz
Phone: (+43 732) 77 13 48 - 0
Fax: (+43 732) 77 13 48 - 4
Email: sektion.​oberoesterreich@​die-​wildbach.​at

2.1 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Upper Aus­tria North
Fer­i­humer­straße 13
4040 Linz
Phone: (+43 732) 77 01 57 - 0
Fax: (+43 732) 77 01 57 - 4
Email: linz@​die-​wildbach.​at
 

2.2 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Upper Aus­tria West
Traun­re­it­er­weg 5
4820 Bad Ischl
Phone: (+43 6132) 232 32 - 0 od. 230 71 - 0
Fax: (+43 6132) 232 32 - 14
Email: badischl@​die-​wildbach.​at

2.3 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Upper Aus­tria East
Gar­nison­straße 14
4560 Kirch­dorf
Phone: (+43 7582) 620 37 - 0
Fax: (+43 7582) 620 37 - 16
Email: kirchdorf@​die-​wildbach.​at

3.0 Provin­cial Head­quar­ters Salzburg

Di­rec­tor: Leon­hard Krimpelstätter
Bergheimer­straße 57
5021 Salzburg
Phone: (+43 662) 87 81 53 - 0
Fax: (+43 662) 87 02 15
Email: sektion.​salzburg@​die-​wildbach.​at
  
3.1 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Pinz­gau
Schmit­ten­straße 16
5700 Zell am See
Phone: (+43 6542) 723 78 - 0 od. 725 50 - 0
Fax: (+43 6542) 728 91
Email: zellamsee@​die-​wildbach.​at

3.2 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Pon­gau, Flach­gau and Ten­nen­gau
Bergheimer­straße 57
5021 Salzburg
Phone: (+43 662) 87 81 54 - 0
Fax: (+43 662) 87 81 54 - 250
Email: salzburg@​die-​wildbach.​at

3.3 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Lun­gau
Jo­hann-Löck­er­str. 3
5580 Tam­sweg
Phone: (+43 6474) 22 56 - 0
Fax: (+43 6474) 22 56 - 17
Email: tamsweg@​die-​wildbach.​at

4.0 Provin­cial Head­quar­ters Styria

Di­rec­tor: Max Pöllinger
Con­rad von Hötzen­dorf-Straße 127
8010 Graz
Phone: (+43 316) 4258 - 17
Fax: (+43 316) 425817 - 17
Email: sektion.​steiermark@​die-​wildbach.​at
               
4.1 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Styria North
Schönaus­traße 50
8940 Liezen
Phone: (+43 3612) 26 360 - 0
Fax: (+43 3612) 26 360 - 4
Email: liezen@​die-​wildbach.​at

4.2 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Styria West
Mu­rauer Straße 8
8811 Schei­fling
Phone: (+43 3582) 23 54 - 0
Fax: (+43 3582) 23 54 - 4
Email: scheifling@​die-​wildbach.​at

4.3 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Styria East
Ziegelofen­weg 24
8600 Bruck/Mur
Phone: (+43 3862) 519 57 - 0 od. 576 20 - 0
Fax: (+43 3862) 519 57 - 6
Email: bruck@​die-​wildbach.​at

5.0 Provin­cial Head­quar­ters Carinthia

Di­rec­tor: Josef Brun­ner
Meis­ter Friedrich-Straße 2
9500 Vil­lach
Phone: (+43 4242) 30 25 - 0
Fax: (+43 4242) 350 01
Email: sektion.​kaernten@​die-​wildbach.​at  
      
5.1 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Carinthia North­west
Meis­ter Friedrich-Straße 2
9500 Vil­lach
Phone: (+ 43 4242) 30 25 - 0
Fax: (+43 4242) 350 01
Email: ktnnordwest@​die-​wildbach.​at

5.2 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Carinthia North­east
Meis­ter Friedrich-Straße 2
9500 Vil­lach
Phone: (+43 4242) 30 25 - 0
Fax: (+43 4242) 350 01
Email: ktnnordost@​die-​wildbach.​at

5.3 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Carinthia South
Meis­ter Friedrich-Straße 2
9500 Vil­lach
Phone: (+43 4242) 30 25 - 0
Fax: (+43 4242) 350 01
Email: ktnsued@​die-​wildbach.​at

                
6.0 Provin­cial Head­quar­ters Tyrol

Di­rec­tor: Siegfried Sauer­moser
Wil­helm-Greil-Straße 9
6020 Inns­bruck
Phone:
(+43 512) 58 42 00 - 0
Fax: (+43 512) 58 42 00 - 44
Email: sektion.​tirol@​die-​wildbach.​at
        
6.1 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Außer­fern
Lech­taler­straße 21
6600 Le­chaschau
Phone: (+43 5672) 657 75 - 0
Fax: (+43 5672) 657 75 - 10
Email: lechaschau@​die-​wildbach.​at

6.2 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Upper Inn Val­ley
Lang­gasse 88
6460 Imst
Phone: (+43 5412) 665 31 - 0
Fax: (+43 5412) 665 31 - 23
Email: imst@​die-​wildbach.​at

6.3 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Mid­dle Inn Val­ley
Josef-Wilberger-Str. 41
6020 Inns­bruck
Phone: (+43 512) 59612 - 0
Fax: (+43 512) 58 12 16
Email: innsbruck@​die-​wildbach.​at

6.4 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Lower Inn Val­ley
Inns­bruck­er­straße 19
6300 Wörgl
Phone: (+43 5332) 723 93 - 0
Fax: (+43 5332) 723 93 - 3
Email: woergl@​die-​wildbach.​at

6.5 Re­gional Head­quar­ters East Tyrol
Kärnt­ner­straße 90
9900 Lienz
Phone: (+43 4852) 634 56 - 0
Fax: (+43 4852) 634 56 - 26
Email: lienz@​die-​wildbach.​at


7.0 Provin­cial Head­quar­ters Vo­rarl­berg

Di­rec­tor: An­dreas Re­it­erer
Rhe­in­straße 32/5
6900 Bre­genz
Phone: (+43 5574) 749 95 - 0
Fax: (+43 5574) 749 95 - 6
Email: sektion.​vorarlberg@​die-​wildbach.​at
                    
7.1 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Bre­genz
Rhe­in­straße 32/4
6900 Bre­genz
Phone: (+43 5574) 749 95 - 0
Fax: (+43 5574) 749 95 - 5
Email: bregenz@​die-​wildbach.​at

7.2 Re­gional Head­quar­ters Blu­denz
Ober­feld­weg 6
6700 Blu­denz
Phone: (+43 5552) 620 06 - 0
Fax: (+43 5552) 620 06 - 55
Email: bludenz@​die-​wildbach.​at

die.​wildbach - Provin­cial Head­quar­ters

The Provin­cial Head­quar­ters of the Aus­trian Ser­vice for Tor­rent and Avalanche Con­trol are re­spon­si­ble for the re­gional co­or­di­na­tion and mon­i­tor­ing of all ser­vices pro­vided by the Re­gional Head­quar­ters within their scopes of re­spon­si­bil­ity.

Tasks of the Provin­cial Head­quar­ters:

  • Re­gional co­or­di­na­tion and mon­i­tor­ing of all ser­vices pro­vided by the Re­gional Head­quar­ters, within their scopes of re­spon­si­bil­ity
  • Staff, re­source and sup­port man­age­ment, re­port­ing, and qual­ity as­sur­ance
  • Re­view­ing, con­trol and ap­proval ser­vices on be­half of the BML­FUW
  • In­te­gra­tion in the strate­gic de­vel­op­ment of tor­rent and avalanche con­trol within the frame­work of the die.​wildbach Pro­tec­tion Score Card
  • Prepa­ra­tion of ex­pert opin­ions for im­por­tant of­fi­cial pro­ce­dures
  • Ex­ter­nal rep­re­sen­ta­tion of the Aus­trian Ser­vice for Tor­rent and Avalanche Con­trol in the Fed­eral Provinces - Pub­lic re­la­tions work

die.​wildbach - Re­gional Head­quar­ters

The Re­gional Head­quar­ters of the Aus­trian Ser­vice for Tor­rent and Avalanche Con­trol pro­vide area-wide and pre­ven­tive pro­tec­tion against alpine nat­ural haz­ards across Aus­tria.

The ser­vices they offer are based on risk po­ten­tials and on the needs of peo­ple in their liv­ing en­vi­ron­ment.

The Re­gional Head­quar­ters record and analyse im­mi­nent risks (tor­rents, avalanches, ero­sion) within their local area.  They offer all key tasks of die.​wildbach in a person-ori­ented and com­pe­tent man­ner.
   
Presently, there are 21 Re­gional Head­quar­ters (”Ge­bi­ets­bauleitun­gen”) in Aus­tria. They are the part­ners for mu­nic­i­pal­i­ties, au­thor­i­ties on dis­trict level, and the cit­i­zens af­fected by nat­ural haz­ards.

 
Tasks of the Re­gional Head­quar­ters:

Con­sult­ing ser­vices
The provision of qual­i­fied in­for­ma­tion that are not only found in of­fi­cial pro­ce­dures


Ex­pert ac­tiv­i­ties
Prepa­ra­tion of ex­pert opin­ions and state­ments in of­fi­cial pro­ce­dures


Haz­ard zone plan­ning
ac­cord­ing to sec­tions 8 and 11 of the 1975 For­est Act
Draw­ing up of haz­ard zone plans for torrent and avalanche control, which in turn will be sued as a basis for the drafting of a land-use plan, as wel as the con­struc­tion and se­cu­rity authorities.


Plan­ning
De­vel­op­ment of pro­tec­tive sys­tems and measures,  based on the as­sess­ment of the potential of a haz­ard event


Im­ple­men­ta­tion of mea­sures
Im­ple­men­ta­tion of the planned pro­tec­tive sys­tems and mea­sures, as well as their main­te­nance


Or­gan­i­sa­tion of sup­port
Ad­min­is­tra­tion of the sub­si­dies for tor­rent and avalanche con­trol and the stake­holder con­tri­bu­tions

die.​wildbach - Staff Units

The Aus­trian Ser­vice for Tor­rent and Avalanche Con­trol has three Staff Units and the Cen­tral Pay­roll Ac­count­ing Unit. All Staff Units re­port di­rectly to the Fed­eral Min­istry of Agri­cul­ture, Forestry, En­vi­ron­ment and Water Man­age­ment.

For more in­for­ma­tion on the Staff Units, please see:

Ge­ol­ogy, Geo-in­for­ma­tion, Snow and Avalanches

Cen­tral Pay­roll Ac­count­ing Unit

The Cen­tral Pay­roll Auditing Unit is re­spon­si­ble for the in­ter­nal and ex­ter­nal Auditing of the wages of work­ers, em­ploy­ees and ap­pren­tices.


Di­rec­tor: Chris­tine Gasper­schitz
Meis­ter Friedrich-Straße 2
9500 Vil­lach
Phone: (+43 4242) 30 25 - 530
Fax: (+43 4242) 350 01
Email: christine.​gasperschitz@​die-​wildbach.​at

published at 22.05.2018, Kommunikation und Service (Abteilung Präs. 5)