Standing Charge

(per annum)

Line ItemDescriptionValue
Standing Charge Fixed charge associated with the provision of a metered water and/or wastewater service. This is applied on a quarterly, or part thereof, basis. One standing charge shall apply to each Distinct Business Unit or Agricultural Enterprise. €100

Volumetric Charges

TypePrice € 
Water Supply m3: €1.22
Wastewater Services m3: €1.50
Combined m3: €2.72

Domestic Allowance

(per annum)

Volume
227.30m3

This is the standard domestic allowance for mixed use premises in your Local Authority area. Business charges apply to the water you use over and above the domestic allowance.

Unmetered Charges

Premises typeWater Only ChargesWastewater Only ChargesCombined Charges
Public House €875 €1,080  
Hotels €7,820 €10,200  
Guesthouse / B&B €645 €840  
Holiday Homes €220 €275  
Cafés & Restaurants €1,680 €2,200  
Hairdressers €600 €780  
Garages with Washing Appliances €4,140 €5,400  
Garages without Washing Appliances €1,290 €1,680  
Vehicle Washing Appliance €2,850 €3,720  
Slaughter House €1,380 €1,800  

Agricultural - Charge for first trough
Each additional trough

€345
€100

   
Supermarket €1,000 €1,320  
Milking parlours and other large dairying consumers €1,840    
Industrial Purpose €2,760 €3,600  
Other Premises - Category 1

Office Unit, Shop Unit, Medical Surgery, Butcher Shop, Small Industrial/Commercial Unit (where water is not used as part of the industrial or commercial process), other non-domestic premises which in the opinion of the Sanitary Authority consume a low volume of public water

€250 €250  
Other Premises - Category 2

Créche/Playschool, Community Centre, Sports/LeisureCentre, other non-domestic premises which in the opinion of the Sanitary Authority consume a significant volume of public water

€350 €350  
Other Premises - Category 3

Commercial Garden, Garden Centre, Creamery, Launderette, Quarry, other non-domestic premises in the opinion of the Sanitary Authority discharge a high volume of wastewater to the public sewer

€1,290 €1,680  
Nightclub €1,750 €2,000  
School (Charge per pupil) €3   €4

 

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.

Payment Types

We offer a range of payment options. Visit our Paying your Bill page for details.

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