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Water Meter Installation

  • 15-05-2014 11:50am
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    Registered Users Posts: 1,356 ✭✭✭


    Hi - having seen a few being installed and the half arse tarmacadam job to patch up afterwards on a previously concreted pavement, I have a question. Are Irish water obliged to replace concrete with concrete? Particularly in a private estate that is not maintained by the council?


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  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Motoring & Transport Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 66,458 Mod ✭✭✭✭L1011


    In my estate, the only meters they installed were where they were going in to concrete - anyone with a tarmaced or stone drive has, so far, been left without one. They are definitely meant to match the material.

    I'd suggest moaning at them via their website contact form as they do respond.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,493 ✭✭✭Lu Tze


    Hi - having seen a few being installed and the half arse tarmacadam job to patch up afterwards on a previously concreted pavement, I have a question. Are Irish water obliged to replace concrete with concrete? Particularly in a private estate that is not maintained by the council?
    This could be temporary reinstatement, they will be back to finish in concrete


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,358 ✭✭✭micosoft


    They put tarmac down temporarily to settle the subsoil. If they put in concrete immediately it would crack as the soil has not settled/compacted. So it's temporary. This is normal...


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