Well Grants

Well Grant for Private Water Supplies

The well grant scheme is to assist households dependent on private individual water supplies who are incurring capital expenditure to -

  • Remedy serious deficiencies in an existing supply of water for domestic purposes where the property is 7 years old or over.

The scheme does not apply to houses to which a public or group scheme water supply has already been provided or can reasonably be provided.

View and download the Well Grant application form and full Explanatory Memo

A grant will not be paid in respect of works which are commenced before a relevant Certificate of Provisional Approval is issued (i.e. before Prior Inspection by the Local Authority).

Alternatively you can apply online via licences.ie 

Advice on Protecting your Well

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provide advice on protecing your well and general householder information on private wells.