Dept reveals list of investments that qualify for 40pc grant rate
Published 01/03/2011 | 05:00
A list of investments eligible for a 40pc grant rate under the Rainwater Harvesting Scheme issued up to the maximum eligible investment ceiling of €25,000 has been issued by the Department of Agriculture. It includes:
1. Guttering on existing buildings
The grant will apply to both round and box guttering installed on buildings, including downpipes, for water collection only.
2. Filter mechanism
Fine and coarse water filters to a maximum of one filter per downpipe, which must be protected.
3. Buried drains
Buried drains to direct rainwater from gutters to rainwater collection tanks and manholes with covers are eligible for grant aid.
4. Stump pumps and tanks