The latest charge for about 500,000 householders in Ireland is a registration fee for their septic tanks.
All on site waste water treatment systems and septic tanks have to be registered so they can be inspected if required.
The fee is a measly €5 - if you register in the first 3 months . After that the charge for registration rises to €50.
Registration started on June 26th. You needed to register before Sept 28th 2012 to save €45 on the fee.
All home owners with on site waste water treatment systems or septic tanks need to register at protectourwater.ie before 1st Feb 2013.
Non registration could lead to homeowners being fined up to €5000 Euro.
More details about Septic Tank Registration Here
Information about grants for septic tanks