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Will Irish Water be hiring debt collectors?

Here’s what the semi-state’s head of communications had to say about possible measures, should bills go unpaid.

ELIZABETH ARNETT – IRISH Water’s head of communications – came into’s newsroom yesterday afternoon for a live Q&A.

We asked for readers’ questions in advance, and as you might expect, there were tonnes – on everything from landlords’ responsibilities to the question of whether meter installers are pulling out of Dublin.

You can check out the full interview below (although – this being Irish Water – whether anyone will be happy with the answers is another matter altogether).

Here’s what Arnett had to say about measures that would be taken, should a householder refuse to engage with Irish Water, or if bills went unpaid…

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And here’s the full video:

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Need more info? Check out the liveblog of yesterday’s Q&A here

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