Reform of the water sector through bodies like Irish Water will drive competitive advantage while protecting a precious natural resource, delegates heard at the recent Engineers Ireland Annual Conference
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The biggest challenge with regard to the improvement of water services is finding a sustainable funding model, which is crucial for securing the investment required to deal with an expanding population and ageing infrastructure and to attract investment, especially in the technology, pharmaceutical and agrifood areas.

We hear from Dr John Tierney, MD of Irish Water; Laura Burke, director general of the Environmental Protection Agency; and Fergus O’Dowd TD, Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, along with Engineers Ireland’s Director General John Power and former President Michael Phillips

 

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  The biggest challenge with regard to the improvement of water services is finding a sustainable funding model, which is crucial for securing the investment required to deal with an expanding population and ageing infrastructure and to attract investment, especially in the technology, pharmaceutical and agrifood areas. We hear from Dr...