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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 Woensdrecht.

Municipality of Woensdrecht: Paying the sewage charge

Every company and household in the municipality pays a sewage charge for maintenance and replacement of the sewage system. The municipal council determines the rate of the sewage charge for every year which, in the municipality of Woensdrecht, is related to the use of drinking water. There's a distinction between low-volume users (up to 500 m³) and high-volume users (more than 500 m³).

The rate is determined in the yearly sewage charge regulation.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Woensdrecht

Last updated on 26 September 2022