# water-charges - Today’s News
What about filling water balloons? How much will that cost?
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The average annual household bill will be €238.
The Commission for Energy Regulation put the charges out for public consultation in July.
# water-charges - Friday 26 September, 2014
Sinn Féin say they’d abolish your water charges… But their alternative plan is a little short on detail
Mary Lou McDonald has been setting out how Sinn Féin would pay for the utility today… But the party won’t be giving precise details for another two weeks or so.
# water-charges - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
Elizabeth Arnett answered questions from the audience in studio and online.
The Finance Minister was upbeat in slapping down the suggestion.
It was hilarious by the low, low standards of Leinster House.
# water-charges - Saturday 20 September, 2014
The rogue protesters refused to move after O’Connell Street was reopened today.
The new water charges are set to begin in just under two weeks time.
# water-charges - Thursday 18 September, 2014
Irish Water has also defended asking customers for their PPS numbers.
Joan Burton says she expects CER ruling will rule out water charges for contaminated water.
Looking at how water charges have been implemented elsewhere allows us to glimpse what their likely effect will be in Ireland… and it’s not pretty.
# water-charges - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
The quarterly water charge set to hit households from January will effectively “suck” money out of the system, economist Tom McDonnell says.
# water-charges - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
The Data Protection Commissioner has not said whether a breach took place.
# water-charges - Monday 11 August, 2014
The company was responding to reports that its running costs are likely to double that of its UK counterparts.
# water-charges - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
Water doesn’t fall from the clouds and into our taps. It takes a vast infrastructural network to provide us with safe drinking water.
# water-charges - Friday 1 August, 2014
It’s Friday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.
# water-charges - Thursday 31 July, 2014
The Commission for Energy Regulation today published details and confirmed that the government will cover costs of water use for children.
# water-charges - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
The company accepts that “this is an unusual territory for a utility to be in”.
# water-charges - Monday 14 July, 2014
The light at the end of the tunnel is still “some way off”, Professor John Fitzgerald said this morning.
# water-charges - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
Enda Kenny also confirmed that the water charges will not exceed €240 per year.
# water-charges - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
However, Enda Kenny has insisted that “every child” will be free.
Dáil procedure got in the way during Questions to An Taoiseach today.
# water-charges - Saturday 28 June, 2014
The reservoir supplies water for over 130,000 customers in the Greater Dublin area.
# water-charges - Thursday 26 June, 2014
Representatives from a number of groups will address the Health Committee on this issue today.
# water-charges - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
Joe Higgins said that their presence at peaceful protests could lead to slower response times to other crimes.
# water-charges - Saturday 31 May, 2014
Everyone’s talking about a body found in Dublin, Brian O’Driscoll’s final farewell and a US soldier released by the Taliban.
Charity, St Vincent de Paul is worried that adults without children won’t be able to afford water as there are no extra allowances for them.
# water-charges - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
# water-charges - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
The party has launched a website claiming to give “the real cost of water charges”.
“Yes, I am,” the Tánaiste said yesterday when asked if he was hearing anger on the doorsteps about water charges.
# water-charges - Friday 16 May, 2014
From Twitter. Thanks Twitter!
When Dette McLoughlin questioned the Taoiseach about water charges, he asked her where she was from. McLoughlin claims a garda approached her after the incident, looking for her details.
# water-charges - Thursday 15 May, 2014
Consumer Network ‘One Big Switch’ wants to hear from you.
Charging us for water that is a basic need, when we have no option or alternative but to use that water, is simply a measure in cost recovery.
Enda Kenny is accused of patronising the woman.
# water-charges - Monday 12 May, 2014
The Sinn Féin leader stated: “An arrest should not be taken as any indication of guilt.”
# water-charges - Sunday 11 May, 2014
Damien Kiberd finds the election promise of an ‘average’ water charge is as leaky as a badly-laid pipe.