NOTICE: Grants payable under the Domestic Lead Remediation (Financial Assistance) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 56 of 2016) – The scheme 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. The premises concerned must be occupied by the applicant as his or her principle private residence.
The level of grant aid available is determined on the basis of gross household income and is either 80% or 50% of the approved cost of the works. The table below sets out the level of grant available based on the income of the previous tax year.

Household Income     % of approved costs available     Maximum grant paid
Up to €50,000                    80%                   €4,000
€50,001 - €75,000                50%                   €2,500
In excess of €75000       No grant is payable          No grant is payable

If you would like to apply for the grant or know of any-one that would like to avail of this grant, please contact us for an application form and further details. Contact – Pamela Tynan, Laois Public Participation Network, JFL Avenue, Lyster Square, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Telephone: (057) 8665661 or (086) 4074925 or to by email.