Continuously measure waste incineration

The results of the continuous measurements must be submitted annually to the competent authorities for review.

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

  • Measurement report on continuous measurements;
  • Additional submission of reports on functional tests and calibrations

With regard to the contents of the measurement report on continuous measurements, reference is made to the BMU circular "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 the VDI 3950 Part 2 guideline.

Related Links

  • § 16 Ordinance on the Incineration and Co-Incineration of Waste (17th BImSchV)
  • § 17 Ordinance on the Incineration and Co-Incineration of Waste (17th BImSchV)

The official requirements for the execution of the continuous measurements as well as for the submission of the measurement report result from the approval notice and the regulations of the 17th BImSchV.

In the future, the measurement report will be submitted via the "EMBE-Online" online portal.

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

Last update or date of publication
07.12.2020