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What is a Well Grant?


It is a grant funded by the Department of the Environment and Local Government and administered by Donegal County Council. The objective of the Grant Scheme is to assist households dependent on private individual water supplies to improve a serious deficient supply either by drilling a new well or installing a new pump on an existing well.

How do I apply for a Well Grant?

Complete and return a WG1 Well Grant Application 2014 which is accompanied by an Explanatory Note Well Grant 2014


How much of a Well Grant can I receive?

The amount of a grant will be 75% of the approved cost or €2031.58, whichever is the lesser.


Who can test the water quality of my well supply?

This service can be provided by commercial labs in the private sector or by the HSE at a cost of €100. Please contact the HSE (Environmental Health) on  074 93 63755.


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