After 100 years of inaction and a short period known as ‘the Celtic Tiger’ where money was supposedly awash and nothing was spent in preparation for the demand on water provision in the ever developing population this film well explains the need for urgent action to be taken to build a new water infrastructure. However, we contend the imposition of new water charges are unnecessary to carry out this important function.
Published on 5 Mar 2014
Whats wrong with the water supply in Ireland? A film from the excellent Eco Eye Series
In parts of Roscommon, residents live under ongoing ‘boil’ notices to protect themselves from water contaminants. In Dublin last October, the capital faced into water shortages as the biggest web summit in the world hit town.
Meanwhile in Kilmeena national school in Mayo, students under the guidance of their principal Mickey Carney show understanding beyond their years when it comes to their water supply.
Its now the children who are giving the lessons and leading the way in protecting the most precious of all our natural resources.