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Paying for our water

Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 (the “Water Directive”), had as its aim the development of an integrated EU policy on water. The EU recognised that “waters in the Community are under … Continue reading

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Postscript: Irish Water and the Data Protection Act

  I have continued to research the questions raised in my previous blogs on Irish Water, namely whether Irish Water were entitled to ask for your PPS number and secondly, whether Revenue had breached the Data Protection Act by providing … Continue reading

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Has Irish Water contravened the Data Protection Act?

Irish Water has somehow got hold of a list of names and addresses of people, including details of the property owned by them or inhabited by them. It is important to know where the information originally came from but as … Continue reading

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Water Water Everywhere …

With weather like ours (apart from the past four months) one would not expect to be charged for water, but the truth of the matter is that water has to be channelled into the consumer’s dwelling, and it is the … Continue reading

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