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Display of drinking water systems and domestic wells


As the operator of a water supply system, you are obliged to register it. Furthermore, as the operator of a building water supply system, you are obliged to register a non-drinking water system operated in the same building.

In order to ensure the quality of drinking water, the water for drinking water supply must be tested for impurities at regular intervals.

To determine the necessary tests and test intervals, you must notify your responsible health authority of the (re)commissioning, construction, significant structural or operational changes or transfer of ownership of water supply systems.

The public health department will then contact you regarding an on-site inspection.

You register your water supply system or non-drinking water system.

After you have entered and confirmed all the details, you will receive confirmation of the registration from the responsible health authority.

Your health authority will contact you for an on-site inspection of your water supply system and coordinate the next steps with you.

The health authorities are responsible.

Operation/ownership of a water supply system or non-drinking water system

Fee: free of charge

You must register a water supply system or non-drinking water system with the local health authority four weeks before (re)commissioning, construction or transfer of ownership. You must report any decommissioning within three days.

If a circumstance requiring notification is discovered after the four-week deadline, it is sufficient to notify the authority immediately after becoming aware of it. If the circumstance requiring notification in the case of mobile and temporary water supply systems is caused by emergency response, civil defense or defense measures, the notification can be made immediately after the end of these measures.

Forms/online services available: Yes

Written form required: No

Informal application possible: No

Personal appearance necessary: No

There is no possibility of appeal.

Following the notification, the responsible health authority will contact you regarding an on-site inspection. Fees will be charged for the inspection.

Following the notification, the responsible health authority will contact you regarding an on-site inspection. Fees will be charged for the inspection.

Detailed information on the drinking water supply from our own wells and springs can be found in the .

Lower Saxony Ministry for Social Affairs, Labor, Health and Equality

10.08.2023

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

competent Bodies


Landkreis Emsland - Fachbereich Gesundheit
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
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Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
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Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible

Data protection information


Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
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Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

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