Frequently Asked Questions on Water

Frequently Asked Questions on Water

Who pays Water/Waste Water Charges?
All non-domestic consumers of water are liable to pay Water/Waste Water Charges.  

How are Water Charges Assessed?
Charges are levied from water provided to commercial premises. The charges are based either on consumption where a meter has been installed, or where no meter exists a Fixed Charge is applied.

How is my bill calulated?
Example:
Billing Period: Jan – Mar 2012
Consumption: 10 units
Water/Waste Water Charge: €2.60 (€1.50 water charge + €1.10 waste water charge)
Standard Charge: €75.00
Total demand for Jan - Mar 2012: €101.00 ((10units * €2.60) ) + €75)

Am I entitled to a domestic allowance?
You are entitled to a domestic allowance if your metered supply is serving both commercial and domestic use e.g. number of apartments over a shop.

Why is my bill higher than usual?
There may be a leak.  You will have to contact a Plummer to identify and fix the leak.  If a leak cannot be detected, please contact your Revenue Collector immediately to arrange to have your water supply examined.

How do I contact my Revenue Colletor?
Aoife Madden (061)  407356 amadden@limerickcity.ie
Pat Skehan (061)  407362 pskehan@limerickcity.ie
Rob Wallace (061)  407103 rwallace@limerickcity.ie 
John Kennedy (061)  407219 jkennedy@limerickcity.ie

What are the Charges for Commercial Water/Waste Water?
The following table shows Limerick City Council's Water/Waste Water Charges for Services for 2012: 

Water/Waste Water Charges for Services 2012

Description  Rate Minimum Charge  

Commercial Water Charge

 €1.50 per unit  
Commerical Waste Water Charge  €1.10 per unit  
Water Supply Charge  €75.00  
     
Fixed Water Charge - Valuation < €32 €340.00  
Fixed Waste Water Charge - Valuation < €32  €210.00  
Total Fixed Charge for Valuation < €32   €550.00
     
Fixed Water Charge - Valuation between €32 and €65  €425.00  
Fixed Waste Water Charge - Valuation between €32 and €65 €250.00  
Total Fixed Charge for Valuation between €32 and €65   €675.00
     
Fixed Water Charge - Valuation between €65 and €96  €475.00  
Fixed Waste Water Charge - Valuation between €65 and €96  €285.00  
Total Fixed Charge for Valuation between €65 and €96   €860.00
     
Fixed Water Charge - Valaution between €96 and €130 €545.00  
Fixed Waste Water Charge - Valuation between €96 and €130 €330.00  
Total Fixed Charge for Valuation between €96 and €130   €85.00
     
Fixed Water Charge - Valuation > €130 €770.00  
Fixed Waste Water Charge - Valuation > €130 €455.00  
Total Fixed Charge for Valuation > €130   €1225.00

Last update:06/11/2012

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