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Schleswig-Holstein

Use of geothermal energy, groundwater

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Anyone wishing to install and operate a groundwater heat pump generally requires a permit.

If you wish to install and operate a groundwater heat pump, you may require a permit under water law for the extraction and re-injection of groundwater. For boreholes that penetrate more than 100 meters into the ground, you must also notify the State Office for Mining, Energy and Geology (LBEG).


Who should I contact?
  • To the district or independent city (lower water authority) or
  • to the State Office for Mining, Energy and Geology (LBEG) in Clausthal-Zellerfeld (responsible mining authority).
Legal basis

§ 8 and §§ 46ff. Federal Water Act (WHG).

For the boreholes:
Section 49 of the Federal Water Act (WHG),
Section 127 of the Federal Mining Act (BBergG),
Section 7 of the Schleswig-Holstein Water Act (Landeswassergesetz).

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Teaser

Anyone wishing to install and operate a groundwater heat pump generally requires a permit.

Who should I contact?

  • To the district or independent city (lower water authority) or
  • to the State Office for Mining, Energy and Geology (LBEG) in Clausthal-Zellerfeld (responsible mining authority).

Legal basis

§ 8 and §§ 46ff. Federal Water Act (WHG).

For the boreholes:
Section 49 of the Federal Water Act (WHG),
Section 127 of the Federal Mining Act (BBergG),
Section 7 of the Schleswig-Holstein Water Act (Landeswassergesetz).

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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