Continuously measure waste incineration

As the operator of a waste incineration or co-incineration plant, you are required to continuously measure emissions and certain operating parameters through continuous measurements to monitor emissions of air pollutants and to assess proper operation. A measurement report shall be drawn up for each calendar year on the results of the continuous measurements and submitted to the competent authority for review by 31 March of the following year.

Measurement report on continuous measurements; additionally presentation of reports on functional tests and calibrations


With regard to the contents of the measurement report on continuous measurements, reference is made to the circular of the BMU "Federal Uniform Practice in the Monitoring of Emissions" and the requirements for evaluation systems contained therein. The reports on functional tests and calibrations of measuring devices for continuous measurements must comply with the requirements of Directive VDI 3950 Sheet 2.

The official requirements for the execution of the continuous measurements as well as for the presentation of the measurement report are derived from the approval notice as well as the regulations of the 17th BImSchV. In the future, the measurement report will be submitted via the online portal "EMBE-Online".

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

Last update or date of publication
07.12.2020