Water authority tax rates

There are 3 different types of water authority tax: a water system charge, a water treatment charge and a pollution charge. The type of taxes you must pay depends on your specific situation. View the rates and examples for 4 situations.

Water authority tax rates 2024

See the 2024 water authority tax rates in the table below. 

Type of tax (in Dutch) Type of tax (in English) Provisional 2024 rates
Watersysteemheffing ingezetenen Resident water system charge € 170.30 per home
Watersysteemheffing gebouwd Water system charge for buildings 0.015279% of the WOZ value ()
Watersysteemheffing ongebouwd Water system charge for land without  buildings € 115.57 per hectare (10,000 m2)
Watersysteemheffing wegen Water system charge for roads € 231.14 per hectare (10,000 m2)
Watersysteemheffing natuurterreinen Water system charge for nature areas € 4.55 per hectare (10,000 m2)
Zuiveringsheffing Water treatment charge € 91.65 per pollution unit (ve)*
Verontreinigingsheffing Pollution charge € 91.65 per pollution unit (ve)*

* ve is a pollution unit. People who live alone pay for 1 ve. Households with more than 1 resident pay for 3 ve.

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