Water Meter

A water meter is a device used to measure the volume of water usage.

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A water meter that also measures flow rate is known as a flowmeter. In most cases meters on a water property service are not flowmeters. Large commercial & industrial sites may be exceptions.

Useful Life

The useful life of a water meter is typically about 10 years. The accuracy of meters can deteriorate over time, and this is often the main consideration in estimating a useful life for the meter. Please help improve this page by adding your Council or Water Authority's information to the table below.

Council Adopted Life
Banana Shire Council 10-12 years
Bundaberg Regional Council 10 years
Midcoast Water 10 years

Related Pages

External Links

  1. Wikipedia Article
  2. IPWEA Water Meter Useful Life Discussion
  3. BRC Asset Management Plan Development Wiki
  4. Google Search
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