People with contaminated water could be in line for reductions

first_img 448 new cases of Covid 19 reported today Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson It’s emerged tonight that people whose water is unfit for human consumption could be in line for reductions on their bills.Environment Minister Alan Kelly says the compensating measure is under consideration by the regulator.The Commission for Energy Regulation will announce next week the level of water charges.But for around 36,000 homes around the country where water is unfit for human consumption discounts on the supply charge will apply, though the waste water charge will not be reduced.Those with undrinkable water for up to three months would get a 50% discount on the supply charge, with a 100% reduction for those over three months.Although it is thought the compensation will NOT be in the form of cash payments, but could be a reduction in the timescale or a period of free service after the problem has been fixed.Minister Alan Kelly explained that most people who don’t have drinking water now, will not be paying a supply:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/08kell1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Twitter Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published News Facebookcenter_img By News Highland – September 18, 2014 Pinterest People with contaminated water could be in line for reductions Previous articleDonegal local election candidate to run for the SeanadNext article“The Finals” Countdown: Donegal at full strength for final News Highland Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH WhatsApp Google+ Facebook WhatsApp Pinterestlast_img

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