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The Department of Social Protection is advising householders that they have up to midnight tomorrow, Thursday, 8 October to apply for the Water Conservation Grant.  Applications can be made online at www.watergrant.ie.

To date, some 716,000 grant applications have been received. A total of 395,000 households have already received their payment.  It is expected that all payments will be made by the end of October.

People wishing to contact the Department in relation to the Water Conservation Grant or who are unable to make their application on-line should phone the Department’s Helpline at 0761 087 890 or 1890 100 043.

The Helpline will remain open until 10.00pm tonight, Wednesday, 7 October, and from 8.30am until midnight tomorrow, Thursday, 8 October.

People, who have not already received a letter from the Department inviting them to apply for the grant or who have mislaid their letter, have until midnight tomorrow, (Thursday 8 October) to request a new letter either online at www.watergrant.ie or by calling the Helpline.


7 October 2015

Note for Editors

  • Over 1.3million people registered with Irish Water by 30 June 2015 
  • Approx. 363,000 calls have been received by the Department’s Helpline
  • Approx. 50,000 calls were received over the last two days
Last modified:07/10/2015