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# water-water-everywhere - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Lake of water discovered beneath the surface of Mars
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

Lake of water discovered beneath the surface of Mars

Jul 25th 2018, 9:31 PM 28,822 Views 63 Comments

The discovery has led to the eternal question to be asked once more – could there be life on Mars?

# water-water-everywhere - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Streets washed with canal water, buses washed every third night - how services deal with water restrictions
# Drought
# Drought

Streets washed with canal water, buses washed every third night - how services deal with water restrictions

Jul 4th 2018, 7:20 AM 37,131 Views 80 Comments

Irish Water is appealing to the public to conserve water where possible.

# water-water-everywhere - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Water supply returning to thousands of homes after burst pipe in Meath repaired
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Water supply returning to thousands of homes after burst pipe in Meath repaired

Aug 1st 2017, 9:59 PM 24,340 Views 92 Comments

Between 5,000 and 10,000 homes were without water in Navan town today.

# water-water-everywhere - Monday 17 July, 2017

Here are the questions on water charges you want answered
# Explainer
# Explainer

Here are the questions on water charges you want answered

Jul 17th 2017, 2:18 PM 14,411 Views 41 Comments

FINALLY. Talk about water charges might be coming to an end as the government figure out how to give the cash back.

# water-water-everywhere - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Government yet to make final decision as to when water charges will be refunded
# Pay Back
# Pay Back

Government yet to make final decision as to when water charges will be refunded

Jul 12th 2017, 4:17 PM 9,737 Views 57 Comments

Officials are in negotiations with the EU for a special deal to pay around €160 million in water charge refunds.

# water-water-everywhere - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'We're on the verge of a really important victory': Large crowds gather in Dublin for Right2Water protest
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

'We're on the verge of a really important victory': Large crowds gather in Dublin for Right2Water protest

Apr 8th 2017, 5:36 PM 26,871 Views 211 Comments

Crowds turned out in Dublin today for the demonstration.

# water-water-everywhere - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Finally: Water committee close to a deal on the future of charges
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

Finally: Water committee close to a deal on the future of charges

Mar 29th 2017, 7:54 PM 16,583 Views 71 Comments

The definition of water wastage has been defined as 1.7 times the average usage has been agreed by the committee.

# water-water-everywhere - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

So many questions... what's happening with water charges?
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

So many questions... what's happening with water charges?

Mar 1st 2017, 7:35 AM 13,948 Views 158 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are at loggerheads over water charges… again.

# water-water-everywhere - Sunday 19 February, 2017

How and why three guys in their 20s launched a canned water brand
# CanO Water
# CanO Water

How and why three guys in their 20s launched a canned water brand

Feb 19th 2017, 10:00 AM 37,468 Views 48 Comments

CanO Water has also started shipping to China and the Czech Republic.

# water-water-everywhere - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Official verdict: 'The vast majority of consumers will not have to pay direct charges for water'
# Running Battle
# Running Battle

Official verdict: 'The vast majority of consumers will not have to pay direct charges for water'

Nov 29th 2016, 5:07 PM 19,942 Views 240 Comments

The report describes normal usage as “a public service.”

# water-water-everywhere - Monday 7 November, 2016

Poll: Are you in favour of water services remaining in public ownership?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you in favour of water services remaining in public ownership?

Nov 7th 2016, 8:30 AM 34,814 Views 133 Comments

A bill is coming before the Dáil calling for a referendum on the ownership of Ireland’s water services.

# water-water-everywhere - Friday 21 October, 2016

Boil water notice in Cork finally lifted after eight months
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

Boil water notice in Cork finally lifted after eight months

Oct 21st 2016, 8:47 PM 9,361 Views 18 Comments

Irish Water said they had invested €1 million to make sure users have access to clean water all-year-round.

# water-water-everywhere - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Thousands of people signed up for 'Ireland's largest water fight'... Here's how many showed up
# Water Water Everywhere
From The Daily Edge
# Water Water Everywhere

Thousands of people signed up for 'Ireland's largest water fight'... Here's how many showed up

Aug 3rd 2016, 9:28 AM 8,689 Views 3 Comments

Over 17,000 people were interested in the Facebook event. Seventeen thousand!

# water-water-everywhere - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Day of action: Everything you need to know about today's Right2Water protests
# To The Streets
# To The Streets

Day of action: Everything you need to know about today's Right2Water protests

Jan 23rd 2016, 7:30 AM 9,182 Views 56 Comments

From Cork to Cavan – there’s demonstrations planned right across Ireland.

# water-water-everywhere - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

If you want €100 off your water bill you better get moving
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

If you want €100 off your water bill you better get moving

Jun 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 31,912 Views 111 Comments

If you’re planning on paying, that is.

# water-water-everywhere - Friday 29 May, 2015

A bar that serves only tap water opened in London today
# Pint Of The Clear Stuff
# Pint Of The Clear Stuff

A bar that serves only tap water opened in London today

May 29th 2015, 9:52 PM 37,795 Views 45 Comments

YEP.

# water-water-everywhere - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Irish Water plans to send out hundreds of thousands of incorrect bills
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

Irish Water plans to send out hundreds of thousands of incorrect bills

Mar 25th 2015, 8:24 AM 20,917 Views 150 Comments

Because people haven’t filled in their forms correctly.

# water-water-everywhere - Monday 24 November, 2014

Irish Water's meter installation is 'on target and ahead of budget'
# Every Single Meter
# Every Single Meter

Irish Water's meter installation is 'on target and ahead of budget'

Nov 24th 2014, 5:00 PM 17,878 Views 122 Comments

Ervia chief Michael McNicholas was speaking after it emerged that the cost of water meters had been underestimated by €107 million.

# water-water-everywhere - Monday 17 November, 2014

Here's what we know about the new water charges
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

Here's what we know about the new water charges

Nov 17th 2014, 5:10 PM 30,257 Views 148 Comments

The measures will be brought before Cabinet tomorrow and formally announced on Wednesday

# water-water-everywhere - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Irish Water is asking councils for information on their tenants
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

Irish Water is asking councils for information on their tenants

Nov 5th 2014, 11:48 AM 11,014 Views 114 Comments

The company says it needs to have an up to date database.

# water-water-everywhere - Monday 3 November, 2014

We asked every TD and Senator if they're paying their water charges. Here's what they said...
# Our Survey Says...
# Our Survey Says...

We asked every TD and Senator if they're paying their water charges. Here's what they said...

Nov 3rd 2014, 9:05 AM 62,295 Views 69 Comments

Most elected representatives intend to pay their water bills, but some won’t and some are undecided….

# water-water-everywhere - Monday 20 October, 2014

Who are Irish Water's board and how much do they earn?
# Water Boarding
# Water Boarding

Who are Irish Water's board and how much do they earn?

Oct 20th 2014, 2:45 PM 33,235 Views 110 Comments

This much.

# water-water-everywhere - Sunday 19 October, 2014

It may cost you €188 to call out Irish Water to fix a leak
# Leaky Leaky
# Leaky Leaky

It may cost you €188 to call out Irish Water to fix a leak

Oct 19th 2014, 8:55 PM 35,883 Views 174 Comments

But only if the problem is on your side of the meter.

# water-water-everywhere - Saturday 11 October, 2014

New TD's call for water boycott: 'If people stick together we can beat this thing'
# Socialist Revolution
# Socialist Revolution

New TD's call for water boycott: 'If people stick together we can beat this thing'

Oct 11th 2014, 7:04 PM 13,252 Views 103 Comments

The Socialists are celebrating tonight.

Dáil hopeful Cathal King admits Sinn Féin's policy on water charges 'confused' voters
# Water Wars
# Water Wars

Dáil hopeful Cathal King admits Sinn Féin's policy on water charges 'confused' voters

Oct 11th 2014, 2:06 PM 9,606 Views 31 Comments

The party’s Dublin South-West by-election candidate is in a battle to win a Dáil seat.

Is water a human right?
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

Is water a human right?

Oct 11th 2014, 9:45 AM 18,770 Views 118 Comments

Here’s what the UN says.

# water-water-everywhere - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

I rent my home, who pays for my water?
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

I rent my home, who pays for my water?

Oct 1st 2014, 7:12 PM 65,129 Views 169 Comments

In short: you do.

# water-water-everywhere - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Ministers 'can claim water charges as expenses on their second homes'
# Dual Abode Allowance
# Dual Abode Allowance

Ministers 'can claim water charges as expenses on their second homes'

Sep 30th 2014, 7:12 PM 20,920 Views 110 Comments

However, the Taoiseach has said he intends to pay “whatever my water charge is” on his second home.

# water-water-everywhere - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

This video of an extremely deep swimming pool will give you weird feelings
# Water Water Everywhere
From The Daily Edge
# Water Water Everywhere

This video of an extremely deep swimming pool will give you weird feelings

Sep 10th 2014, 8:06 AM 5,955 Views 6 Comments

It’s 113 feet deep. NO THANKS.

# water-water-everywhere - Friday 1 August, 2014

'Water charges will hurt low-income families'
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

'Water charges will hurt low-income families'

Aug 1st 2014, 8:45 AM 12,585 Views 147 Comments

St Vincent de Paul is unhappy that assistance is being provided from the Household Package.

# water-water-everywhere - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Gilmore on THAT water charges leaflet: 'What I was against then is what I'm against now'
# Explaining
# Explaining

Gilmore on THAT water charges leaflet: 'What I was against then is what I'm against now'

May 20th 2014, 6:15 AM 17,287 Views 81 Comments

“Yes, I am,” the Tánaiste said yesterday when asked if he was hearing anger on the doorsteps about water charges.

# water-water-everywhere - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Gilmore wants 'a genuinely free allowance' as Cabinet discusses how much you'll pay for water
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

Gilmore wants 'a genuinely free allowance' as Cabinet discusses how much you'll pay for water

Apr 30th 2014, 6:15 AM 5,981 Views 34 Comments

A coalition split over water charges will be discussed at Government Buildings this morning.

# water-water-everywhere - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

'Reasonably quickly': Kenny and Gilmore still can't say when they'll decide on water charges
# No Decision
# No Decision

'Reasonably quickly': Kenny and Gilmore still can't say when they'll decide on water charges

Apr 29th 2014, 1:41 PM 5,367 Views 74 Comments

Amid pressure on the government to spill the beans before voters go to the polls on 23 May there may not be a decision after tomorrow’s Cabinet meeting, Enda Kenny and Eamon Gilmore indicated today.

Today's the day Irish Water take over the network
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

Today's the day Irish Water take over the network

Apr 29th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,370 Views 72 Comments

Got a problem with water supply? You should bring it to Irish Water from today.

# water-water-everywhere - Thursday 17 April, 2014

The one thing you need to remember about the water row? There's an election in 36 days
# Analysis
# Analysis

The one thing you need to remember about the water row? There's an election in 36 days

Apr 17th 2014, 9:04 AM 9,213 Views 66 Comments

While most people only care about how much they’ll have to pay for water the politics of this points to Labour looking out for itself ahead of what is likely to be a tough election next month.

# water-water-everywhere - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Gilmore on water leak: 'I don't blame anybody for it, I just think it's unhelpful'
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Gilmore on water leak: 'I don't blame anybody for it, I just think it's unhelpful'

Apr 16th 2014, 2:32 PM 9,813 Views 47 Comments

One Minister described this morning’s Cabinet discussions about water charges as “robust” while the Taoiseach declined to take questions on his way into Dublin Castle this afternoon.

'No agreement... and no agreement that we'll have an agreement': Cabinet row over water
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

'No agreement... and no agreement that we'll have an agreement': Cabinet row over water

Apr 16th 2014, 10:34 AM 6,695 Views 77 Comments

There’s no agreement then.

# water-water-everywhere - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

We'll find out how much we have to pay for water in August - and some of us could pay less
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

We'll find out how much we have to pay for water in August - and some of us could pay less

Feb 11th 2014, 3:58 PM 12,151 Views 48 Comments

TDs and Senators have also heard that Irish Water’s has put some 115,000 water meters into the ground, at a rate of around 27,000 a month, so far.

# water-water-everywhere - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Irish Water says it 'always anticipated' leaks
# Uisceleaks
# Uisceleaks

Irish Water says it 'always anticipated' leaks

Feb 5th 2014, 3:28 PM 9,349 Views 61 Comments

The company says the age of the pipe network, not their workers, caused leaks in Dublin.

# water-water-everywhere - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Limerick floods were 'like Dante's Inferno'
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

Limerick floods were 'like Dante's Inferno'

Feb 4th 2014, 6:37 PM 14,145 Views 22 Comments

The building of a flood barrier in Limerick will begin ‘immediately’ Brian Hayes says.

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