Saturday March 28, 2020

Irish Water aims for improved work practices, lower costs

In an interview with The Sunday Business Post, John Tierney, managing director of Irish Water, discusses the company’s ambitious ‘transformation plan’

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

14th January, 2015
John Tierney, managing director of Irish Water Picture: Feargal Ward

Irish Water managing director John Tierney has promised new work practices and technology to ensure that households do not face higher water charges in future.

The Sunday Business Post has seen a copy of the company’s new “transformation plan” for the next three years. It includes a review to establish definitively how many of the 3,900 council staff in water services will be required in six years’ time.

In an interview...

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