Irish Water needs €300m from Government

Irish Water needs €300m from Government

Irish Water will need almost €300m from the Government to make up the cost of water charges.

The utility expects to have a €123m cash shortfall this year alone, according to the Irish Independent.

Water charges were suspended for nine months from July to allow an expert commission to examine the funding model for water services.

Irish Water also expects to need a large spend on PR in the event that charges come back.

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