What is Water Meter?

  • A device that measures the volume of water usage.
  • Volume can be expressed in cubic feet, cubic meter or gallons.
  • Can be mechanical or electronic type.

Why is water meter important?

  • It measures water consumption and generates data for consumer billing.
  • It can check for leaks or find ways to conserve water.
  • Cash register of SMWD
  • With the meter reading, we can determine the NRW (non-revenue water)

Basic parts of SMWD Water Meter

Meter number – displays the water meter identification number

Meter Counter – part of the water meter that displays the readings.

Ball valve  – use to control the flow of water from supply line to concessionaires vicinity.