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Calculate and set water withdrawal charge


In Germany, a water withdrawal charge may be levied for the withdrawal and discharge of water from surface waters, as well as for the withdrawal, pumping, pumping and discharge of groundwater. It is up to the individual federal states to decide whether and to what extent the water withdrawal charge is to be levied.

Process flow

There is no uniform procedure among the federal states, as this depends on the specific legal requirements and structures in the individual states.

Competent authority

  • As a rule, the lower water authorities are responsible for charging the water withdrawal fee: districts, independent and large independent cities, Hanover region
  • in certain cases, the Lower Saxony State Agency for Water Management, Coastal Protection and Nature Conservation (NLWKN) is responsible for collecting the water withdrawal fee

Requirements

Any person who withdraws or discharges water from a surface water body or withdraws, brings to the surface, conducts to the surface or discharges groundwater is liable to pay a water withdrawal charge.

Which documents are required?

There is no uniform regulation in the federal states in which the water withdrawal charge is levied.

Processing duration

The processing time depends on the quality and volume of the submitted forms and documents.

Technically approved by

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

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

competent Bodies


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

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible

Data protection information


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

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible
bank account:
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
BIC: GENODEF1LIG
IBAN: DE26266600600120050000
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
BIC: NOLADE21EMS
IBAN: DE39266500010000001339
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Postbank Hannover
BIC: PBNKDEFF250
IBAN: DE36250100300012132306

Ansprechpartner

Marc-André Burgdorf
responsible for:
Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
Fax: 05931 44-391605
Room:
605
responsible for:

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

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