Irish Water Urges Customers To Confirm Outstanding Details

Irish Water is to send out over 100,000 emails to customers who have already registered for Irish Water’s Online Account Management and 30,000 texts to customers to ensure that the process of refunding domestic water charges is as efficient as possible.   The refunds process is progressing well and it is expected that 90% of […]

Irish Water Phishing Email Statement

Irish Water is aware that some customers have received emails purporting to be from Irish Water with the subject line ‘Your Irish Water Account – Action required’.  Irish Water will never ask customers to update personal banking information in this way and customers should always delete emails requesting this information. Irish Water is advising anyone […]

Irish Water Storm Ophelia update

Irish Water has incident plans in place and crews on standby to deal with the effects of Storm Ophelia. Irish Water recognises that the predicted conditions are likely to result in power outages at critical water and wastewater installations which could compromise service delivery. Heavy rainfall may also increase the risk of flooding.   Power […]

Making It Easier For You To Get Information About Your Local Water Catchment

Developed in collaboration with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and the new Local Authority Waters and Communities Office, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today launched a new website www.catchments.ie.  Key features of the site include maps and community-based stories making it easier for people to get information about water quality in […]

CIF Opinion Article: Lack Of Investment In Housing, Water And Broadband Will Cost Us For Generations

All parties involved in trying to form a government agree that solving the housing shortage will be a priority, it appears. However, the housing crisis cannot be solved without addressing Ireland’s infrastructure gap. Without addressing both, Ireland risks creating miserable and unsustainable communities cramped into the Greater Dublin region while our rural economy stagnates. A […]

Labour TD’s pledge on Irish Water a clear attempt to mislead electorate – Matt Carthy MEP

Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands North West and Director of Elections Matt Carthy has stated that the actions of some Labour TDs in signing the SIPTU pledge on a referendum to ensure that Irish Water remains in public ownership will do nothing to restore the trust of the Irish people. Speaking in advance of […]

Households use 10 per cent of water but expected to pay nearly 80 per cent of costs

The Right2Water campaign said today (Wednesday January 20th) that water charges are being used to give tax breaks to corporations and the wealthiest in our society.  Pointing out that households only use 10 percent of water but are now expected to pay up to 78 percent of all costs while corporations and agriculture use 90 […]

Matt Carthy MEP welcomes the passing of Right2Water report in European Parliament

Speaking after the vote on the Right2Water in Strasbourg today, Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands North West Matt Carthy, welcomed the passing of the Boylan report on the Right2Water. Speaking from the European Parliament, Carthy said: “I would like to commend my colleague Lynn Boylan for the Trojan work she has done in getting […]

Carthy tells EU Parliament that Eurostat ruling has finished Irish Water

Speaking in the European Parliament on Monday evening Sinn Féin MEP, Matt Carthy, stated that the decision of Eurostat to rule that Irish Water cannot be placed ‘off-book’ has been the final nail in the coffin for water charges in Ireland. Carthy, who is a member of the Economic & Monetary Affairs committee told MEPs […]

Sewerage Blockages Causing Huge Distress

Seamus Healy TD has stated that Irish Water’s refusal to clean sewerage blockages is causing huge distress and financial cuts to individuals and families across the County. Prior to the establishment of Irish Water, local authorities cleared sewerage blockages on a prevention and emergency basis. Irish Water now claim that it is no longer responsible […]

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