Friday 23 February 2018

Water charge is unacceptable

A water charge of €175 per household as mooted by your financial staff (Irish Independent, November 9) is completely unacceptable to me as a farmer and householder.

As far as water is concerned it costs about €5,000 to put down a bore and pump and only last week we had to spend €1,000 to replace a pump after about 10 years or so.

Every householder outside town water schemes has the same costs in providing and maintaining water supplies, plus a couple of thousand euro for a treatment system.

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