Some homes will have ‘flat’ water rate imposed

first_imgNewsx Adverts By News Highland – April 21, 2012 Some homes will have ‘flat’ water rate imposed Facebook LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH A spokesperson for the Department of the Environment says around 300 thousand homes will be unable to have a water meter installed – during the inital roll out of the scheme.But the Department expects that figure will be much lower as the scheme continues – and that the exact number will be a matter for Irish Water.It comes following reports that a third of Irish homes will have to pay a flat charge – because a meter can’t be installed in their house or apartment for logistical reasons.Children’s Minister Frances Fitzgerald says the flat rate water charge for some homes is necessary – because the Government has to get the economy on track as soon as possible…….[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/water2.mp3[/podcast] Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ Previous articleUdaras appoint new CEONext articleMan arrested by gardai as part of Andrew Allen murder investigation News Highland center_img Facebook Google+ Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey last_img read more