Irish government consultation on the establishment of a public water utility

Jan 17, 2012 Comments Off on Irish government consultation on the establishment of a public water utility by

The Department of Environment, Community and Local Government is now seeking views in relation to the development of an implementation plan for the public water utility. This includes issues arising from an organisational, human resources and environmental perspective in the transition to the public utility, and
the proposed approach in relation to the future funding of water services including through water charges. Views to be submitted by February 24 2012.

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