14/01/2015

More Than Half Of Irish Water Customers Now Registered

More than half of Irish Water customers have been registered to date, the company confirmed.

Some 760,500 households, or 56.3%, of those eligible for water charges are now registered.

However, it is understood that a number of these registrations include application for water charges packs returned to the company blank or with messages of opposition to the charges. The company said hese packs were considered as verification of an address and were subsequently registers as a result.

Water charges formally began on 01 January, with the first bill due to be issued in April.

(MH/CD)

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