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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# water waste

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# water waste
10% of Irish households are using four times as much water as the rest of the country
New figures from the CSO show that usage of water in Ireland is heavily skewed by a small fraction of consumers.
# down the drain
Suspension of water charges will cost the taxpayer €115 million extra in 2017
It has also been revealed that the programme for installing domestic water meter is now under review following the suspension of charges.
# water waste
9 totally foolproof ideas for reducing your water charges
From Twitter. Thanks Twitter!
# foodcloud
This infographic shows just how much food we waste
1.3bn tonnes, in fact.
# water headache
Enda Kenny: We can't guarantee water will not be cut off
Taoiseach says that Government can’t send a message to people that they need not pay water charges. However, decision not yet made on how to tackle amount of water “lost” between production and tap – and who will pay for it.