Clare Farmers ‘Struggling To Foot Water Bill’ During Heatwave

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The Clare Chair of the IFA claims farmers in this county are struggling to meet the costs of the water they need during the heatwave.

Drought conditions are being experienced in many parts, with even domestic water supply at risk in North Clare.

Despite this, Irish Water has moved to assure farmers that they will receive water where it’s badly needed for their livestock.


But Willie Hanrahan says they’ve still to pay for their agricultural water and a cost-saving measure needs to be implemented while the hot spell continues: