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What does this mean?

It’s your right to have clean drinking water.

This right is connected to your right to be alive and to have your basic needs met, like having food, healthcare and a safe place to live.

EXAMPLE: The Government does checks to make sure the water quality in your area is safe for you to drink.

Learn more about this right

  • UNCRC, Article 24:It’s your right to have the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help you stay well.
  • Under the Water Services Act 2013, it’s your right that your clean water is checked by Irish Water.