Remediation of Domestic Lead Piping
Grants Payable under the Domestic Lead Remediation (Financial Assistance) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 56 of 2016)
What is a Remediation of Domestic Lead Piping Grant?
The grant is available to assist owners of premises connected to a domestic water supply with the costs of replacing lead piping or related fittings located within the internal distribution system of the premises, as defined in the Water Services Act 2007. The premises concerned must be occupied by the applicant as his or her principle private residence.
Am I Eligible for a Grant?
You may be eligible for the grant if you:
a) are in receipt of a notification from a water supplier advising that there is likely to be lead plumbing (pipes and fittings) within the
curtilage of the premises or
b) hold a certificate issued within the six months immediately prior to the date of application by a laboratory with accreditation for testing for lead in drinking water, showing a parametric value for lead in the water supply at the premises which exceeds the statutory limit, currently 10μg/l(10micrograms per litre). The issuing laboratory must be accredited by the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB).
The level of grant aid available is determined on the basis of gross household income. Works do not qualify where the approved cost is less than €200.
Please access the Grant Form and see Information Notes on Grants Payable under the Domestic Lead Remediation (Financial Assistance) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 56 of 2016) for further details on the grant scheme (below).