Calculate and determine the wastewater levy Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

For the discharge of wastewater (waste water and precipitation water) into a surface water or groundwater, a wastewater levy is levied in Germany on a federal and supplementary state law basis. The collection of the waste water levy is carried out by the individual countries.

The required documents vary depending on the obligation to pay for dirty and/or rainwater. Possible required documents for dirty water: Submission declaration for small instructors Explanation of monitoring values Explanation of lower monitoring values and the resulting measurement results For industrial dischargers: Application for deduction of the preload Possible documents required for rainwater: Declaration of submission for rainwater


The description and execution of the individual forms varies from one federal state to another. In general terms, there are the following declarations/forms. Declaration of submission for rainwater Submission declaration for small instructors Explanation of the monitoring values (§ 6 Abs. 1 AbwAG) Declaration of lower monitoring values (§ 4 Abs. 5 AbwAG) For industrial dischargers: Application for deduction of the previous load (§ 4 Abs. 3 AbwAG) If applicable, link to the aforementioned forms: State specific Online procedure possible: State specific

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

Responsible for the content
Lower Saxony Ministry for the Environment, Energy, Building and Climate Protection

Last update or date of publication
20.10.2020