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Irish Water is set to commence a programme of works to replace 4,200 business water meters in the Galway area during the month of December.
Residents in Sandyvale Lawn are up in arms over the perceived failure of Irish Water to take heed of a report by the Galway City Council on the nature of the area's pipe network, and to inform its workers of the potential dangers when installing water meters in what is a wetland area.
A protest against Irish Water, water charges, water meters, and privatisation, organised by Right2Water Galway, takes place in the Westside area of the city this Saturday, and comes less than a week after a similar protest in Mervue.
As the country considers the water charges signed off by the Government this week, a campaign of civil disobedience is already being planned and could see Galway householders following in the footsteps of protestors in Cork and Dublin by blocking attempts to install meters or refusing to pay the water bill.
Irish Water has announced details of its metering roll-out in Mayo which will see the first water meter installations commence in Castlebar in the week commencing October 21.
Installing water meters in homes has “little to do with conservation and everything to do with privatisation,” a Galway protest group has warned the public this week.