Thursday October 22, 2020

No disconnection for non-payment of water charges

The chief executive of Bord Gáis has admitted that householders who do not pay their bills are unlikely to have their water supply disconnected.

29th September, 2012

The chief executive of Bord Gáis, the semi-state body charged with overseeing the implementation of water charges, has admitted that householders who do not pay their bills are unlikely to have their water supply disconnected.

John Mullins told *The Sunday Business Post* that the practice in other jurisdictions was that disconnection "is not an option".

"That is the reality," he said. "If you think about other European countries, people are expected to pay...

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