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Wastewater plants: Permit

Depending on the size and type of the plant, the construction, operation and significant changes of a wastewater treatment plant may be subject to a water permit or indirect discharge permit (into the public sewerage system). water permit required. This is usually linked to the discharge permit or indirect discharge approval.

Adaptation measures to the rules of technology under the Law on the Management of the Water Household (WHG) do not constitute a significant change, unless adverse effects on humans, animals and animals due to structural changes or changes in the operation of the plant. or plants, soil, water, air, climate or landscape, including interactions, as well as cultural or other material, due to the specific ities of the individual case.

Small sewage treatment plants are free of water permits.

If a water permit is granted, an additional building permit is no longer required.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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