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#Water Meters

# water-meters - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

10% of Irish households are using four times as much water as the rest of the country
# Water Waste
# Water Waste

10% of Irish households are using four times as much water as the rest of the country

Apr 25th 2017, 1:19 PM 17,655 Views 116 Comments

New figures from the CSO show that usage of water in Ireland is heavily skewed by a small fraction of consumers.

# water-meters - Sunday 4 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 4th 2016, 8:45 AM 16,203 Views 181 Comments

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
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Another national day of protest planned for January

Dec 15th 2015, 10:34 PM 15,021 Views 109 Comments

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
# The Latest
# The Latest

This is how many meters Irish Water has now installed

Sep 23rd 2015, 6:36 PM 20,358 Views 97 Comments

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
# No Siree
# No Siree

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

Jul 16th 2015, 2:30 PM 18,264 Views 68 Comments

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
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

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

Jun 23rd 2015, 7:00 PM 11,217 Views 74 Comments

One TD says the situation is “infuriating”.

# water-meters - Thursday 11 June, 2015

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

Someone's made an Irish water computer game with angry protesters and politicians' cars

Jun 11th 2015, 12:02 PM 2,420 Views 1 Comment

We never knew we wanted this until now.

# water-meters - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

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

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

May 5th 2015, 5:20 PM 21,586 Views 62 Comments

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
# Explainer

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

Apr 23rd 2015, 7:50 AM 70,484 Views 107 Comments

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
# Following The Money

More than one whistleblower came forward with Siteserv information

Apr 23rd 2015, 6:10 AM 18,475 Views 87 Comments

The plot thickens…

# water-meters - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Spending watchdog to examine IBRC sale of Siteserv... and more FOIs to be released
# SiteServ
# SiteServ

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

Apr 22nd 2015, 12:40 PM 16,466 Views 137 Comments

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
# Water Meters
# Water Meters

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

Apr 21st 2015, 11:00 PM 45,832 Views 79 Comments

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

Garda whistleblower arrested at water meter protest
# Cavan
# Cavan

Garda whistleblower arrested at water meter protest

Apr 21st 2015, 4:51 PM 21,877 Views 153 Comments

John Wilson was held for five hours.

Joan Collins (the actress) tweets to say she's not Joan Collins (the arrested TD)
# The Very Idea
# The Very Idea

Joan Collins (the actress) tweets to say she's not Joan Collins (the arrested TD)

Apr 21st 2015, 10:30 AM 19,927 Views 74 Comments

We’re glad she clarified that.

# water-meters - Monday 20 April, 2015

"I was simply standing on a public footpath" - Joan Collins TD arrested at Dublin protest
# Water Meters
# Water Meters

"I was simply standing on a public footpath" - Joan Collins TD arrested at Dublin protest

Apr 20th 2015, 9:15 PM 41,123 Views 264 Comments

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
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

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

Apr 4th 2015, 1:49 PM 38,279 Views 163 Comments

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?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Why were four water meter protesters jailed this week?

Feb 22nd 2015, 8:00 AM 11,937 Views 176 Comments

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)
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

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

Jan 26th 2015, 1:10 PM 15,836 Views 94 Comments

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
# Irish Water

Irish Water explains what will happen its meters in 15 years

Jan 14th 2015, 2:00 PM 33,203 Views 96 Comments

Irish Water has confirmed the lifespan of its equipment.

# water-meters - Monday 29 December, 2014

The 10 most popular comments on TheJournal.ie in 2014
# Over To You
# Over To You

The 10 most popular comments on TheJournal.ie in 2014

Dec 29th 2014, 5:00 PM 30,387 Views 37 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 5th 2014, 8:57 AM 1,690 Views 2 Comments

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

# water-meters - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

# water-meters - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Cost of water meters underestimated by €107 million
# Price Hike
# Price Hike

Cost of water meters underestimated by €107 million

Nov 23rd 2014, 8:39 PM 39,426 Views 190 Comments

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
# Peaceful Protets
# Peaceful Protets

People marched against water charges in Waterford and Jobstown today

Nov 22nd 2014, 6:26 PM 12,840 Views 76 Comments

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

# water-meters - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Meter installer 'kneed in face' at protest
# Exclusion Zone
# Exclusion Zone

Meter installer 'kneed in face' at protest

Nov 19th 2014, 9:14 PM 27,080 Views 0 Comments

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

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

This driver is pretty clear about their feelings for Irish Water

Nov 18th 2014, 8:11 PM 4,944 Views 1 Comment

Anti-water charges bumper stickers are here.

# water-meters - Monday 17 November, 2014

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

10 of the most creative responses to the Irish Water fiasco

Nov 17th 2014, 9:30 PM 45,530 Views 24 Comments

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
# Illegal
# Illegal

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

Nov 11th 2014, 10:52 AM 55,163 Views 341 Comments

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

# water-meters - Friday 31 October, 2014

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

This pumpkin perfectly captures the nation's feelings about water meters

Oct 31st 2014, 3:00 PM 5,901 Views 0 Comments

Topical.

# water-meters - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Almost 100 anti-water charges protests planned across the country
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

Almost 100 anti-water charges protests planned across the country

Oct 30th 2014, 5:11 PM 29,808 Views 172 Comments

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
# Leaky Pipes
# Leaky Pipes

Water bills could be delayed as energy regulator looks at deadline

Oct 21st 2014, 10:05 PM 25,551 Views 110 Comments

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)
# Alan Kelly
# Alan Kelly

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

Oct 21st 2014, 8:56 PM 30,849 Views 169 Comments

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
# Right To Protest
# Right To Protest

'You can protest, but you can't stop them' - Judge to water meter protesters

Oct 21st 2014, 6:30 PM 26,571 Views 135 Comments

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
# Expensive Cameras

Why are gardaí wearing cameras at water meter protests?

Oct 15th 2014, 10:38 PM 70,474 Views 162 Comments

According to gardaí, it’s nothing new.

# water-meters - Saturday 4 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 4th 2014, 7:45 AM 31,861 Views 44 Comments

It comes down to age, apparently.

# water-meters - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Man arrested after threatening Irish Water worker with 'imitation' gun
# Water Meters
# Water Meters

Man arrested after threatening Irish Water worker with 'imitation' gun

Sep 24th 2014, 11:20 PM 18,335 Views 79 Comments

No one was injured in the incident.

# water-meters - Monday 25 August, 2014

Gardaí investigating suspected arson attack on shed storing water meters
# Fight Water With Fire
# Fight Water With Fire

Gardaí investigating suspected arson attack on shed storing water meters

Aug 25th 2014, 7:12 PM 12,486 Views 32 Comments

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'
# Fighting Talk
# Fighting Talk

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

Aug 7th 2014, 4:22 PM 48,845 Views 185 Comments

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

# water-meters - Sunday 27 July, 2014

# water-meters - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

'Scandalous': One TD does not want gardaí at water meter protests
# Response Times
# Response Times

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

Jun 24th 2014, 3:34 PM 12,767 Views 116 Comments

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

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