Friday 2 December 2016

Stupidity on tap when it comes to water

Published 20/08/2015 | 02:30

The government is leaking credibility faster than the pipes of Irish Water are leaking our most precious resource
The government is leaking credibility faster than the pipes of Irish Water are leaking our most precious resource

Between leaks, boil notices and a series of botched efforts to hit on a billing system, the Government has had little success in selling Irish Water to the public. But when it comes to stupidity, it seems to have an endless supply on tap, and is determined to deliver it to every household in the country.

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The latest manifestation of the ineptitude has led to bickering within the ranks of Fine Gael concerning the paying of the €100 conservation grant to those who are actively boycotting water charges.

This is flying in the face of reason and fairness and is a gross insult to all those who dutifully pay up.

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