Increased Private Drinking Water Well Grant

Increased Private Drinking Water Well Grant

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Mr. Eoghan Murphy, T.D. Minister for the Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government has announced a new investment programme for water services in rural areas. This includes an increase to the grant available to homeowners for refurbishment works or installation of a domestic well in rural areas. The maximum grant available for renovation has been increased to €3,000 and where a new well is required the maximum amount is €5,000. Renovation works include installation of disinfection systems like UV treatment and filters to make sure your water is safe to drink.

The changes to the grant schemes for private wells are planned to come into effect by the end of April 2019. To apply for the Well Grant in your area please contact your local authority.

Am I eligible for a Well Grant?

You are eligible for a Well Grant if:

  • House is over 7 years old
  • You haven’t received a grant to house within last 7 years and
  • You’re not connected on a public water supply.

Southern Scientific provide a fully accredited Drinking Water Suite to allows our customers to be fully compliant with the requirements of all Local Authority Well Grant Applications.

Order a free sampling kit today 066 97 63588

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