Irish Water has sought an increased pay budget of €10.4 million for its 96 head office staff, amounting to an average salary of €108,000 each.
The new state water company has told the water regulator that the increase on its previous cost estimate for its headquarters staff has occurred because extra staff are needed ''to deliver a fit-for-purpose group centre.
''Irish Water is a new utility set up to deliver government reform of the water sector...
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