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Authority for the Environment, Climate, Energy and Agriculture

Show AwSV attachments for the first time

Would you like to register for a facility for handling water-polluting substances for the first time? Then you can do that with an online service.

Important notes


The service is available to all companies with facilities that handle water-polluting substances.

Documents required

The required documents depend on the type of heating oil consumer system. They will be named in the course of the online registration.
This includes information about the operator, the location, the delimitation of the system, the water-polluting substances that are handled in the system, information about the containers, the safety devices, the pipelines and the building inspection usability certificates that are important for the safety of the system , necessary.


The notification must be made at least 6 weeks before commissioning or significant changes to the system.

Procedure & Fees


Your ad will be saved. If necessary, we will contact you.

Processing time

The processing time depends on the quality and scope of the documents submitted.


The use of the online service is free of charge. For the administrative service of examining a notification in accordance with AwSV, an administrative fee must be paid in accordance with the Environmental Fees Ordinance (UmwGebO).

Legal notes

Legal remedies

Objections to a decision can be filed within one month of notification.

Legal basis

Ordinance on systems for handling water-polluting substances (AwSV) and

Water Resources Act (WHG)

Service description

Make the first notification of systems for handling water-polluting substances. If you build a new system, you must notify the water authority at least 6 weeks in advance. The obligation to notify does not apply if an official approval procedure or a suitability assessment under water law has already been or is being carried out.

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Address and contact information


Authority for the Environment, Climate, Energy and Agriculture
Wastewater Management
Neuenfelder Straße 19 21109 Hamburg

Facility info

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We have a limited number of customer parking spaces. To reserve a parking space, please contact our receptionist by e-mail at or by telephone on +49 40 428 40 - 50 50. Our working hours are: Monday to Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m , Friday from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Public transport

S3/S31 Wilhelmsburg, Bus 13/151/152/154/156//155/252 Inselpark

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