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# Water Water Everywhere

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# Water Water Everywhere
Lake of water discovered beneath the surface of Mars
The discovery has led to the eternal question to be asked once more – could there be life on Mars?
# Drought
Streets washed with canal water, buses washed every third night - how services deal with water restrictions
Irish Water is appealing to the public to conserve water where possible.
# Irish Water
Water supply returning to thousands of homes after burst pipe in Meath repaired
Between 5,000 and 10,000 homes were without water in Navan town today.
# Explainer
Here are the questions on water charges you want answered
FINALLY. Talk about water charges might be coming to an end as the government figure out how to give the cash back.
# pay back
Government yet to make final decision as to when water charges will be refunded
Officials are in negotiations with the EU for a special deal to pay around €160 million in water charge refunds.
# Water Water Everywhere
'We're on the verge of a really important victory': Large crowds gather in Dublin for Right2Water protest
Crowds turned out in Dublin today for the demonstration.
# Water Water Everywhere
Finally: Water committee close to a deal on the future of charges
The definition of water wastage has been defined as 1.7 times the average usage has been agreed by the committee.
# Water Water Everywhere
So many questions... what's happening with water charges?
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are at loggerheads over water charges… again.
# CanO Water
How and why three guys in their 20s launched a canned water brand
CanO Water has also started shipping to China and the Czech Republic.
# running battle
Official verdict: 'The vast majority of consumers will not have to pay direct charges for water'
The report describes normal usage as “a public service.”
# Your Say
Poll: Are you in favour of water services remaining in public ownership?
A bill is coming before the Dáil calling for a referendum on the ownership of Ireland’s water services.
# Water Water Everywhere
Boil water notice in Cork finally lifted after eight months
Irish Water said they had invested €1 million to make sure users have access to clean water all-year-round.
# Water Water Everywhere
Thousands of people signed up for 'Ireland's largest water fight'... Here's how many showed up
Over 17,000 people were interested in the Facebook event. Seventeen thousand!
# to the streets
Day of action: Everything you need to know about today's Right2Water protests
From Cork to Cavan – there’s demonstrations planned right across Ireland.
# Water Water Everywhere
If you want €100 off your water bill you better get moving
If you’re planning on paying, that is.
# pint of the clear stuff
A bar that serves only tap water opened in London today
# Bills Bills Bills
Irish Water plans to send out hundreds of thousands of incorrect bills
Because people haven’t filled in their forms correctly.
# Every single Meter
Irish Water's meter installation is 'on target and ahead of budget'
Ervia chief Michael McNicholas was speaking after it emerged that the cost of water meters had been underestimated by €107 million.
# Bills Bills Bills
Here's what we know about the new water charges
The measures will be brought before Cabinet tomorrow and formally announced on Wednesday
# Water Water Everywhere
Irish Water is asking councils for information on their tenants
The company says it needs to have an up to date database.
# Our survey says...
We asked every TD and Senator if they're paying their water charges. Here's what they said...
Most elected representatives intend to pay their water bills, but some won’t and some are undecided….
# Water Boarding
Who are Irish Water's board and how much do they earn?
This much.
# Leaky leaky
It may cost you €188 to call out Irish Water to fix a leak
But only if the problem is on your side of the meter.
# Socialist revolution
New TD's call for water boycott: 'If people stick together we can beat this thing'
The Socialists are celebrating tonight.
# Water wars
Dáil hopeful Cathal King admits Sinn Féin's policy on water charges 'confused' voters
The party’s Dublin South-West by-election candidate is in a battle to win a Dáil seat.
# Water Water Everywhere
Is water a human right?
Here’s what the UN says.
# Water Water Everywhere
I rent my home, who pays for my water?
In short: you do.
# dual abode allowance
Ministers 'can claim water charges as expenses on their second homes'
However, the Taoiseach has said he intends to pay “whatever my water charge is” on his second home.
# Water Water Everywhere
This video of an extremely deep swimming pool will give you weird feelings
It’s 113 feet deep. NO THANKS.
# Water Water Everywhere
'Water charges will hurt low-income families'
St Vincent de Paul is unhappy that assistance is being provided from the Household Package.
# Explaining
Gilmore on THAT water charges leaflet: 'What I was against then is what I'm against now'
“Yes, I am,” the Tánaiste said yesterday when asked if he was hearing anger on the doorsteps about water charges.
# Water Water Everywhere
Gilmore wants 'a genuinely free allowance' as Cabinet discusses how much you'll pay for water
A coalition split over water charges will be discussed at Government Buildings this morning.
# No decision
'Reasonably quickly': Kenny and Gilmore still can't say when they'll decide on water charges
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.
# Water Water Everywhere
Today's the day Irish Water take over the network
Got a problem with water supply? You should bring it to Irish Water from today.
# Analysis
The one thing you need to remember about the water row? There's an election in 36 days
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 Charges
Gilmore on water leak: 'I don't blame anybody for it, I just think it's unhelpful'
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.
# Water Water Everywhere
'No agreement... and no agreement that we'll have an agreement': Cabinet row over water
There’s no agreement then.
# Irish Water
We'll find out how much we have to pay for water in August - and some of us could pay less
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.
# Uisceleaks
Irish Water says it 'always anticipated' leaks
The company says the age of the pipe network, not their workers, caused leaks in Dublin.
# Water Water Everywhere
Limerick floods were 'like Dante's Inferno'
The building of a flood barrier in Limerick will begin ‘immediately’ Brian Hayes says.