News Legislation Approved To Tackle Non-Payers Of Water Charge

New measures approved by the government will see a decrease in water pressure in households that don't pay the new water charge.

The Cabinet approved the new Water Services (No 2) Bill last week. Details of the legislation are due to be published in the coming months.

It is understood that the legislation will be used against households that refuse to pay and have ignored all options available to pay their bills. It is claimed that it will not be used against those who cannot afford to pay.

How much the water charge will actually be is still undecided, but the Irish Times have reported that sources indicate an average household could pay between €100 and €300 a year.


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