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Paying the sewage charge

You pay a sewage charge (rioolheffing) for your wastewater and for rainwater that ends up in the sewer. The sewage charge is part of the municipal taxes and is collected by the municipality, which uses that money to pay for maintenance and replacement of the sewers. Some municipalities also call the sewage charge sewage tax (rioolbelasting).

This is how it works in your (future) place of residence

Your (future) place of residence falls under the Municipality of Hengelo.

Municipality of Hengelo: Paying the sewage charge

In determining the sewage charge, the municipality does not make any distinction between the owner and the user. There is 1 sewer rate up to 500 m3 water consumption.

If you use more than 500 m3 of water, you have to pay more.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Hengelo

Last updated on 26 September 2022