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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 Stichtse Vecht.

Municipality of Stichtse Vecht: Paying the sewage charge

  • you use a building and (in)directly discharge waste water into a municipal sewer system
  • water consumption determines the amount of the sewage charge
  • based on 90% of the water consumption statement Vitens received for the past calendar year
  • sewage charge is a fixed amount
  • this is carried out by the BghU

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Stichtse Vecht

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Last updated on 26 September 2022