Irish Water

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Irish Water has been given an extra week to decide how it will plead in a prosecution brought by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the utility’s failure to ensure sewage waste from a treatment plant did not cause pollution.

Irish Water has been given an extra week to decide how it will plead in a prosecution brought by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over the ut(...)

Legal opinion commissioned by the utility company says the State is required under EU law to keep the contentious regime in place

There is no possibility under European law for the State to suspend or scrap water charges, legal advisers have told Irish Water. Amid a deep politi(...)

Irish Water’s plans to spend a further €300 million on upgrading the State’s largest municipal sewage treatment plant at Ringsend, in Dublin, underlin(...)

The waste water treatment plant at Ringsend: It improved water quality in Dublin Bay substantially but did not meet the EU waste water treatment directive standard.

Twenty years ago, following years of stinking summers and damning European water pollution reports, Dublin Corporation announced plans to end the prac(...)

There has been a steady fall in capital expenditure by the NRA over the course of the economic bust

The Fianna Fáil TD for Galway West, Éamon Ó Cuív, speaking on Newstalk radio over the weekend, suggested that Irish Water could be replaced by a body (...)

A demonstrator wears a hard hat with a tap on the top during a Right2Change protest in February. Photograph: Caroline Quinn/AFP/Getty Images

On radio yesterday morning, the newly elected People before Profit TD Bríd Smith suggested Irish Water should be closed down, the workers reassigned t(...)

The State has a clapped-out water and sewage system which is going to take many years, and billions of euro, to put right. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Whether Irish Water and/or water charges are abolished by any incoming administration will not make one bit of difference to the fact that the Republi(...)

Irish Water says abolition of the charges would put Ireland in breach of European rules on the water framework directive and Europe’s “polluter pays” principle. Photograph: Getty Images

The abolition of Irish Water by a new government would cost the State up to €7 billion over the next five years, according to internal estimates by th(...)

About 10,000 homeowners in east Cork have been issued with a boil water notice for the third time since the start of the year amid concerns the water supply in the area may be contaminated. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

About 10,000 homeowners in east Cork have been issued with a boil water notice for the third time since the start of the year amid concerns the water (...)

Thousands of households in east Cork have been issued a boil water notice amid concerns that the water supply in the area may be contaminated.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Thousands of households in east Cork have been issued a boil water notice amid concerns that the water supply in the area may be contaminated. Irish (...)

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