How do you put a price on water?

International experience warns that water prices are rising - but Irish consumers still don't know how much it will cost here, qwrites Emma Kennedy.

6th April, 2014
For voters, there are likely to be a few sticky (or soggy) issues, with water charges likely to be high on the list.

With local elections looming next month, the nation's doorsteps will play host to a few lively debates in the coming weeks.

For voters, there are likely to be a few sticky (or soggy) issues, with water charges likely to be high on the list. The first water bills will issue in January 2015, covering the last quarter of 2014.

The timing is one thing, but a big question remains for consumers: how much will it cost?

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