A future government will be unable to scrap water charges without breaching the EU’s water directive, it has emerged.
Fianna Fáil, Sinn Féin and the Anti-Austerity Alliance have all declared that they will put a stop to the charges, which were introduced last January.
But according to a water industry source, water charges cannot be abolished without running the risk of breaching the EU’s Water Framework Directive, which has...
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