End of installation of water meters at domestic properties confirmed

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Friday, January 6th, 2017
water tapRegulations brought forward by Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard to formally stop the installation of water meters in domestic properties have been approved by the Assembly. Minister Hazzard asked NI Water to cease installation of water meters in domestic properties in July, while legislation to formalise this was brought to the Assembly.
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30th-nov-2016-small-boxSpeaking to Newry Times, Chris Hazzard said, “I am pleased to announce that the legislation to cease the installation of water meters at domestic properties in the north has completed its Assembly process. “Installing meters currently costs the public purse around £200,000 per year. This is a waste of money given these will not be used. “The legislation today will end this waste of valuable resources. Article continues below: 2nd-dec-2016-big-boxHe added, “These Regulations also reinforce the Executive’s commitment not to bring in water charging for households and demonstrates the Executive’s commitment to protecting people’s personal finances in a tough economic climate.”
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