Clare County Council Area

Irish Water's prices are based on the information provided by your Local Authority and are effective from 1st January 2014. Irish Water has made every effort to ensure that prices were correct at time of publishing.

Standing Charge (per annum)

Meter Total

Price €
One meter €145
Two or more meters (eg fragmented agricultural holdings) €275

Volumetric Charges

TypePrice €
Water Supply m³ €1.24
Wastewater Services m³ €1.65
Combined m³ €2.89

Domestic Allowance (per annum)

Volume 
227.30m³ This is the standard domestic allowance for mixed use premises.
Business charges apply to the water you use over this allowance.

Unmetered Charges

Category of Non-Domestic User (not metered)Charge for water supply onlyConsolidated water and wastewater charge
Minimum charge and where premises are vacant but has benefits of water services €145 €145

Unmetered Charges Category 1 - low water users

Category of Non-Domestic User (not metered)Charge for water supply onlyConsolidated water and wastewater charge
Shop (with no food counter) & pharmacy €200 €270
Garage, filling station (no car wash) €200 €270
Library €200 €270
Funeral Home €200 €270
Bank €200 €270
Business office e.g. solicitor, accountant, auctioneer €200 €270
Public office e.g. Garda Station < 10 employees €200 €270
Warehouse / Storage facility €200 €270
Church €200 €270
Factory - non water based production €200 €270
Beauty Salon (excl. hairdressers), Barbers €200 €270
Guesthouses and B&Bs (which have domestic allowances) €200 €270
Holiday homes (per unit) €200 €270

Unmetered Charges Category 2 - medium water users

Category of Non-Domestic User (not metered)Charge for water supply onlyConsolidated water and wastewater charge
Shop (with delicatessen / food counter / tea and coffee facilities €280 €450
Doctors surgery, dentist surgery, health centres €280 €450
Licensed premises, pubs (incl. those with domestic allowances €280 €450
Public offices, Garda Stations > 10 employees €280 €450
Butchers €280 €450
Crèches, Day care centres €280 €450
Garden centres €280 €450
Bakeries €280 €450
Farms, dog kennels, stud farms €280 €450
Hairdressers €280 €450
Cinemas €280 €450
Slaughter houses €280 €450
Community halls, community buildings, sports & social clubs €280 €450
Bus companies, tour companies €280 €450
Wastewater treatment plants €280 €450
Water treatment plants €280 €450

Unmetered Charges Category 3 - high water users

Category of Non-Domestic User (not metered)Charge for water supply onlyConsolidated water and wastewater charge
Wastewater treatment plants (requiring public water for production) €1,000 €2,000
Water treatment plants (requiring public water for production) €1,000 €2,000
Leisure centres / gyms €500 €1,000
Leisure centres / gyms with swimming pool €1,000 €2,000
Hotels with ≤ 30 bedrooms €1,500 €3,300
Hotels with ≥ 30 bedrooms €3,000 €6,700
Hospitals / nursing homes with ≤ 30 bedrooms €1,000 €3,300
Hospitals / nursing homes with ≥ 30 bedrooms €3,000 €6,700
Car wash facilities €500 €1,000
Licensed premises, pubs (serving food) €500 €1,000
Restaurants €500 €1,000
Golf clubs €500 €1,000
Golf clubs - where water is used to water the course €3,000  
Factory - where production process is water based €3,000 €6,700
Caravan / Mobile home parks €1,500 €3,300