Leadership

REVIEW OF THE METER SITUATION

Issue 24 and Volume 41.

REVIEW OF THE METER SITUATION A brief review of what has been done in meterage during the past year shows that in no other line of waterworks management has such progress been made. The flat rate is fast dying out, and that of the meter is taking its place, and any prejudice the consumer has had against the measurement of water is rapidly disappearing. This result is the natural consequence of education on the part of waterworks officials, who have demonstrated to the satisfaction of the water-takers that the most equitable and economical way of paying for the water he consumes is through the meter. THE DEMAND FOR METERS.. It is a fact that, in some places, where the meter system has been in existence, the demand for meters frequently exceeds the ability of the superintendent to meet it, and so it goes that, where the consumer is being furnished…

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