Engineers Ireland - engaging in water infrastructure discussion

Engineers Ireland - engaging in water infrastructure discussion

29 April 2016 at 11:11

In recent weeks, Engineers Ireland has been called upon in the media to comment on Ireland’s water infrastructure. Engineers Ireland strongly supports the principle of a single national utility overseeing Ireland's water infrastructure. In addition to the statement placed on our website on 4 April, (see link here): the following are links to press and broadcast interviews/comment undertaken by Caroline Spillane, our Director General. Click relevant link to hear the broadcast /read article.

Also on 4 April, communication on the importance of this issue was also sent to each individual elected member (158) of Dáil Éireann.

BROADCAST

Thursday 28 April 2016
Primetime, RTÉ ONE TV, interview by Robert Shortt with Caroline Spillane on the benefits of a single water utility model to Ireland and the scale of the challenge in relation to lack of investment in water infrastructure over many years.

Thursday 28 April 2016
Morning Ireland, RTÉ Radio 1, interview by Audrey Carville with Caroline Spillane on the benefits of a single water utility model to Ireland and its importance particularly in relation to public health and environmental responsibility.

Thursday 28 April 2016
RTÉ Radio 1 news bulletins, 8:30am and 9:00am. Clips featuring Caroline Spillane on the benefits of a single water utility model. (Listen 90 mins in and 120 mins in).

Tuesday 19 April 2016
Primetime, RTÉ ONE TV, interview by Fran McNulty with Caroline Spillane on the scale of the challenge in relation to lack of investment in water infrastructure.

Friday 15 April 2016
Drivetime, RTÉ Radio 1, interview by Mary Wilson with Caroline Spillane, (Engineers Ireland’s Annual Conference day) about supporting the principle of a national water utility service and its feasibility in tackling this once-in-a-generation engineering challenge.

Friday 15 April 2016
RTÉ Online – reference to the Annual Conference - Engineers conference told single water utility essential

Thursday 3 March 2016
Today with Matt Cooper. Today FM. Click 11 mins in to hear Caroline Spillane. (Round table).

PRINT

Monday 11 April 2016
Irish Times, article by Tim O’Brien