# water-charges - Today’s News
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# 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.
# water-charges - Saturday 10 May, 2014
The more we pay for water, perhaps the more we’ll think about how we use it, writes Aaron McKenna.
# water-charges - Friday 9 May, 2014
It’s only reasonable.
# water-charges - Wednesday 7 May, 2014
Derek Byrne of Dublin Says No told TheJournal.ie that the woman fell to the ground when she was pushed over by a barrier.
The Minister for the Environment said the charge could be reduced if people make attempts to conserve water.
# water-charges - Tuesday 6 May, 2014
We have a decision….
Good hustle, Ajax Drains.
Gerry Adams said water charges indicated how “far removed” the government is from the general public.
That’s one of the questions being asked in the Dáil today.
The average yearly cost is still expected to be €240 but there will be allowances for households with children.
# water-charges - Monday 5 May, 2014
Eamon Gilmore said the coalition parties made progress on the issue over the Bank Holiday weekend.
# water-charges - Saturday 3 May, 2014
We now know that water charges will be brought in later this year but we’re still not sure what they’ll look like. What would you prefer?
# water-charges - Friday 2 May, 2014
So THAT’S where they keep it all.
# water-charges - Thursday 1 May, 2014
Protesters have now been cleared from the building after gardaí were called to the scene.
Everything happening in Leinster House today.
# water-charges - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
The Taoiseach said the government had “a very long agenda” and water charges simply didn’t come up.