Irish Water/ Uisce Eirinn was set up in 2013, and states it is subsidiary of Board Gas Eirinn, also known as Boad Gas, and Board Gas group. In 2014 B.Gas .Eirinn. was renamed ‘Ervia’ a mixture of the Irish name Eire and Via the Latin for ‘the way’. After the sale of Ervia to Centrica Board Gas Energy was no longer part of Ervia it then became Board Gas Networks, merging gas and electric and in 2014 merged Gaslink and Board Gas Networks to become Gas Networks Ireland.
The Irish Water website claims that:
‘Irish Water will be accountable to two regulatory bodies – the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) who is the economic regulator for the water industry, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) who is the environmental regulator.
Ervia describe themselves as a commercial semi-state company with delivery of gas and water infrastructure and services in Ireland, and…
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