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Irish Water get it wrong again claims Seán Crowe TD

26 August, 2015 - by Seán Crowe TD


Dublin South West TD Seán Crowe has claimed that an erroneous letter sent to senior citizens living in Killinardan Estate is another example of Irish Water getting it wrong. The correspondence suggests that the couple are not customers (even though they have reluctantly paid their Water Charges) and that they are not connected to the public water mains and sewerage system.

Crowe says the couple involved are at a loss at how Irish Water has come to its conclusions and are annoyed at getting the confusing letter.

Deputy Seán Crowe said:

“Most people are sick to the teeth at hearing stories and scandals originating from Irish Water.

“Most People certainly don’t want to get correspondence from Irish Water that is wrong and leaves them feeling confused and even more frustrated at the ‘entity’.

“This letter sent to a couple in Killinardan Estate claims that they are not customers (even though they have reluctantly paid their Water Charges) and suggests that they are not connected to the public water mains and sewerage system.

“They have had problems only recently with blocked shores at their end house and have had Council Engineers call to their home.

“The correspondence from Irish Water claims that the couple filled in the form giving them the erroneous information that they have their own water supply and don’t use the sewerage mains.

“The couple use the mains for water, don’t have a spring nearby and have assured me that they are not using the stream flowing through Killinardan Park for washing or public bathing.

“This is another example of Irish Water getting it wrong again and they have informed me this week that the issue is now resolved and rectified.

“Irish Water should clock this up as another mistake and in the meantime at the very least apologise to the couple involved."

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