If we want to attract investment, we have to fix our water system
Businesses that use significant amounts of water, particularly in the food and beverage and technology sectors, have put supply issues centre stage in their talks with agencies such as the IDA
With last summer’s drought and this year’s effluent issues writ large in the public consciousness, we must take the brave decisions to guarantee water for the most economically important region of the country. Like it or not, sustainable water for the greater Dublin area is a prerequisite to support public health, population growth, industry, inward investment and national competitiveness.
The World Economic Forum has identified water supply crises as the second...
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