Available Funding

Grants to help cover sample analysis costs and remediation activities.

Lead Remediation Grant – Available to Public and Nonpublic Schools

The New Hampshire Drinking Water and Groundwater Trust Fund (DWGTF) awarded a total of $1,600,000 for remediation of lead in drinking water in K-12 schools for any outlets testing at 5 ppb or above. While available, this funding can be used to reimburse public and nonpublic schools in the state for up to 100% of the total remediation costs as needed. Past remediation activities include installing filtered drinking fountains or replacing fixtures with certified lead-free fixtures. Contact DWLead@des.nh.gov for instructions on how to apply. Funding is first come first served while funds are available.

Free Water Testing – Available to Public Schools and Licensed Child Care Programs

The State of New Hampshire has received funding from the EPA’s Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) 2107 Grant. This funding will be used to cover costs for lead in drinking water sample analysis. WIIN funding can only be used for public schools and licensed child care programs. Enroll below to receive free water testing.



Program Manager - Lead in Schools and Childcare Facilities