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#Water Meters

# water-meters - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Water meters are not the new e-voting machines - they cost us a lot more

To date, the State has spent €465 million on the water metering project.

# water-meters - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Another national day of protest planned for January

Brendan Ogle said the water charges debate hasn’t gone away.

# water-meters - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

This is how many meters Irish Water has now installed

New figures were revealed to TDs and Senators today.

# water-meters - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Irish Water denies it’s carrying out ‘surprise’ meter installations to avoid protesters

One woman said her driveway was blocked for two hours.

# water-meters - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

If you want your water meter tested, it could cost you an extra €100

One TD says the situation is “infuriating”.

# water-meters - Thursday 11 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Someone’s made an Irish water computer game with angry protesters and politicians’ cars Water Meter Dash

# water-meters - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

These are the 20 Dublin homes with the most lead in their drinking water

There’s some familiar addresses related to water protests.

# water-meters - Thursday 23 April, 2015

What exactly is Siteserv – and why is everyone talking about it? Explainer This post contains videos

What exactly is Siteserv – and why is everyone talking about it?

Catherine Murphy tells us about the “extraordinary turn of events” that led to taxpayers losing millions.

More than one whistleblower came forward with Siteserv information Following The Money This post contains videos

# water-meters - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Spending watchdog to examine IBRC sale of Siteserv… and more FOIs to be released

Earlier, Alan Dukes denied any impropriety in the sale of Siteserv to the Denis O’Brien company.

# water-meters - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

The curious case of an ‘obsessive’ TD, the state losing millions, and a Denis O’Brien company

Catherine Murphy wants a full inquiry into deals made by IBRC.

Garda whistleblower arrested at water meter protest

John Wilson was held for five hours.

# water-meters - Monday 20 April, 2015

“I was simply standing on a public footpath” – Joan Collins TD arrested at Dublin protest

The United Left TD was arrested along with Cllr Pat Dunne.

# water-meters - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Irish Water explain why they want to know the colour of your hall door

They say they want to know, but that there’s a good reason.

# water-meters - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Why were four water meter protesters jailed this week?

It was a fundamental difference of opinion.

# water-meters - Monday 26 January, 2015

One thousand water meters are being installed every day (but progress has slowed down)

Minister Alan Kelly says there’s now 2,000 fewer being installed per month compared to late last year.

# water-meters - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Irish Water explains what will happen its meters in 15 years

Irish Water has confirmed the lifespan of its equipment.

# water-meters - Monday 29 December, 2014

The 10 most popular comments on in 2014

From Irish Water to John Gilligan, here are the comments which got the most thumbs up from other readers this year.

# water-meters - Friday 5 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge These Galway lads have written an extremely passionate rap about Irish Water Irish Water

These Galway lads have written an extremely passionate rap about Irish Water

“The time has come to stand and fight/and not put up with the same old sh*te…”

# water-meters - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Catch up as you wake up

# water-meters - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Cost of water meters underestimated by €107 million

RTÉ’s This Week programme says the guide price provided to Government was way off.

# water-meters - Saturday 22 November, 2014

People marched against water charges in Waterford and Jobstown today

Gardai say there were no public order incidents at either protest.

# water-meters - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Meter installer ‘kneed in face’ at protest

A group of water meter protesters accused of breaching an exclusion zone at sites were before the courts again today.

# water-meters - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This driver is pretty clear about their feelings for Irish Water Bumper To Bumper

This driver is pretty clear about their feelings for Irish Water

Anti-water charges bumper stickers are here.

# water-meters - Monday 17 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 of the most creative responses to the Irish Water fiasco Water Charges

10 of the most creative responses to the Irish Water fiasco

The whole thing has brought out the wittier side of us all.

# water-meters - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Irish Water doesn’t want you inviting fairies to remove your meter

The utility said that requesting someone to remove your meter is an offence.

# water-meters - Friday 31 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This pumpkin perfectly captures the nation’s feelings about water meters RIP

# water-meters - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Almost 100 anti-water charges protests planned across the country

It is the second day of action by the Right2Water group.

# water-meters - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Water bills could be delayed as energy regulator looks at deadline

The Commission for Energy Regulation also stressed that call-out charges have not yet been finalised.

Irish Water to review how it treats customers (and, maybe, its bonus structure)

Minister Alan Kelly has said he expects “a reinvigoration in customer focus”.

‘You can protest, but you can’t stop them’ – Judge to water meter protesters

The judge declined to decide on a request from the company for a 20m exclusion zone around workers.

# water-meters - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Why are gardaí wearing cameras at water meter protests? Expensive Cameras This post contains images

Why are gardaí wearing cameras at water meter protests?

According to gardaí, it’s nothing new.

# water-meters - Saturday 4 October, 2014

I live in an apartment, how is my water bill calculated?

It comes down to age, apparently.

# water-meters - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Man arrested after threatening Irish Water worker with ‘imitation’ gun

No one was injured in the incident.

# water-meters - Monday 25 August, 2014

Gardaí investigating suspected arson attack on shed storing water meters

The incident occurred at Union Place in Sligo this morning.

# water-meters - Thursday 7 August, 2014

‘If you install a water meter at our house, we will remove it’

Read one County Councillor’s rather feisty letter to Irish Water…

# water-meters - Sunday 27 July, 2014

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the weekend – and here’s everything that you need to know as you start your day.

# water-meters - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

‘Scandalous’: One TD does not want gardaí at water meter protests

Joe Higgins said that their presence at peaceful protests could lead to slower response times to other crimes.

# water-meters - Thursday 5 June, 2014

PICS: Water meter works leave footpath almost completely blocked Restricted Access This post contains images

PICS: Water meter works leave footpath almost completely blocked

One resident of the street in south Dublin said he couldn’t imagine how a person in a wheelchair would be able to access their home.

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