Workers demand referendum to prevent Irish Water privatisation

Council water service workers are demanding a referendum to guarantee that Irish Water will not be privatised before the forthcoming general election

10th November, 2019

Council water service workers are demanding a referendum to guarantee that Irish Water will not be privatised before the forthcoming general election.

It comes as 615,000 people in parts of Dublin, Kildare and Meath remain on a boil water notice due to problems at Irish Water’s Leixlip water treatment plant. The plant is operated by water service workers from Fingal County Council on behalf of Irish Water.

There have been complaints by Irish Water...

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