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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 Wageningen.

Municipality of Wageningen: Paying the sewage charge

Every household or business pays an annual tax to the municipality for the sewer system. We call this sewerage tax. The municipality uses this income to ensure the construction, maintenance and renewal of the sewers.


Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Wageningen

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Last updated on 26 September 2022