Government Grant announcement for Septic Tanks.

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Mr. Phil Hogan, T.D.  On 17th December 2012, announced a grant scheme to provide financial assistance to households whose septic tanks and other domestic waste water treatment systems, require remediation or upgrading following inspection under the Water Services (Amendment) Act 2012.

Please see below Grant details in relation to income.


Household Income

% Costs available

Maximum Grant

Up to €50,00080%€4,000
€50,001– €75,00050%€2,500

Please refer to the following link for information on Minister Hogan’s press release:,32045,en.htm

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