Thursday, 18 April 2013

Ceisteanna (186)

Mattie McGrath

Ceist:

186. Deputy Mattie McGrath asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the current position with the Burncourt Regional Water Treatment System in South Tipperary; if the residents of this area who are subjected to using bottled water due to the condition of the water will be exempt from water charges; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [18125/13]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Environment)

The Burncourt and Fethard Regional Water Supply Scheme Water Treatment Plants (Burncourt and Gortnapisha) Contract is included in my Department’s Water Services Investment Programme 2010 – 2013, as a contract to commence during the life of the Programme. In addition, further network elements of the scheme are included to advance through planning during the same period.

I approved the contract documents for the Water Treatment Plants DBO Contract for the Burncourt and Fethard Regional Water Supply Scheme in July 2012. I understand that South Tipperary is in the process of seeking tenders for the contract.