The Environmental Home Assessment Program (EHAP) is available in all areas of Nova Scotia until March 31, 2012.
Homeowners with onsite septic systems and private wells can request a free environmental home assessment by calling 1-800-500-3427.
The service is funded by the Nova Scotia Department of Environment and delivered by non-profit organizations providing environmental education. Homeowners can contact Clean Nova Scotia at 1-800-665-5377 to book your FREE assessment in HRM, Hants, Guysborough, Antigonish, Pictou Cumberland, Colchester counties.
During the EHAP assessment, Clean Nova Scotia staff will meet with the homeowner at their home for approximately and hour and a half. The homeowner will receive information on how to manage their septic system and well water quality and how to inspect their oil tank. All information obtained during an EHAP assessment is confidential.
Home owners who participate in the EHAP assessment are eligible for a $100 septic tank pumping rebate. Those who meet certain eligibility criteria may also apply for a grant of up to $3,000 from the Nova Scotia Department of Environment’s Septic Repair Grant Program.
Participation in this program helps to protect our environment and the health of Nova Scotia households. Call 1-866-500-3427 (EHAP) to request your free environmental home assessment.