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How do I read my water meter?

There are several reasons why it is helpful to be able to locate and read your water meter. 

First, you might be interested in just how much water you use in a day.  By reading your meter at the beginning and the end of the day you can compare the two totals to tell how much water you and your family used. 

***the best and easiest way to monitor your water use if with a Flume device - see details to the right. 

The second reason is to check for leaks.  If you turn off all the taps in your house, and all your irrigation, and look at your meter and if the dial is still turning, chances are you have a leak somewhere. 

To see how to read your meter please download the PDF below.

How to Read the WATER METERS.pdf

For hints to help you find and read your water meter or to find out more about water efficiency, checking for leaks, and accessing more water usage tools and resources go to the Home Water Works website.

Sometimes the meter is not located on the property.  If you have trouble locating the meter that serves your property please contact us and we can send a technician out or assist you over the phone. 

District Offices : (760) 728-1178

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