Senator Brian O’Domhnaill to vote against revised water bill

howlinThe Public Expenditure Minister says the public will face higher water charge bills if the Seanad rejects the Governments revised bill.

There are concerns within the coalition that Independent and opposition Senators could scupper the new package of lower charges for households - and lead to the old billing structure applying from January 1st.

Donegal Fianna Fail Senator Brian O'Domhnaill says he will be voting against the water bill

Minister Brendan Howlin says opposition TDs are determined to drag the issue out for as long as possible.

But he says that wouldnt be in the public interest: