Well Grants


GRANT FOR THE PROVISION OR NECESSARY IMPROVEMENT OF AN PRIVATE WATER SUPPLY TO A HOUSE (Well Grant)

 

Description of Service

The objective of the grant scheme is to assist households dependent on private individual water supplies who are incurring capital expenditure to:

  • provide a piped supply of water for domestic purposes, or
  • remedy serious deficiencies in an existing supply of water for domestic purposes.

 

New Grant categories

  1. Provision of a new well – grant aid of 85% of the costs, subject to a maximum of €5,000
  2. Rehabilitation works – grant aid of 85% of the costs, subject to a maximum of €3,000
  3. Water Treatment (UV, Filtration) – grant of 100% of the costs,  subject to a maximum of €1,000

Applicant can apply solely for any of the above categories or a combination of same.

The scheme does not apply to houses where a connection to a public (Irish Water) or Group Water Scheme already exists or can reasonably be provided.

 

You are eligible to apply for grant assistance if:

  • Your water supply does not meet the quality standards in the Regulations or the quantity supplied is insufficient to meet the domestic needs of the household;
  • Your house is over 7 years old
  • You have not received grant assistance for Domestic Water Supply within the last 7 years
  • The house is occupied as your normal place of residence.

Application Forms and Terms & Conditions