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In Germany, a wastewater levy is imposed on the discharge of wastewater (sewage and rainwater) into surface waters or groundwater on the basis of federal and supplementary state law. The wastewater levy is collected by the individual Länder.

Required documentation varies depending on the discharge requirement for wastewater and/or stormwater. Possible documents required for wastewater: Levy declaration for small dischargers Declaration of monitoring values Declaration of lower monitoring values and the resulting measurement results For industrial dischargers: Application for deduction of pre-pollution Possible documents required for precipitation water: Declaration of discharge for precipitation water


The designation and execution of the individual forms differs in the individual federal states. In general terms, there are the following declarations/forms. Declaration for precipitation water Declaration for small dischargers Declaration of monitoring values (§ 6 Abs. 1 AbwAG) Declaration of lower monitoring values (§ 4 Abs. 5 AbwAG) For industrial dischargers: Application for deduction of prior pollution (§ 4 Para. 3 AbwAG) If applicable, link to the aforementioned forms: Federal state specific Online procedure possible: State-specific

Preconditions
Anyone who discharges waste water into a body of water is liable to pay the levy.

Responsible for the content
Ministry for Environment, Energy, Food and Forestry Rhineland-Palatinate

Last update or date of publication
05.10.2020