Questions tagged [water-meter]

A device used to measure water usage.

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What is round box near water meter

What is round box near my water meter? I'm trying to increase the water pressure to my house, which was built in 2019. I know that the water pressure is lowered to my house and sometimes there's a ...
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Water meter leak indicator moves once in a while

What is driving me a bit not sure recently is that the water meter leak indicator sometimes can move a bit over a long period (say an hour or a few hours). My water meter is a Procoder meter same as ...
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Water Meter Suggestion for someone on well water? [closed]

I am installing an underground waterline for irrigation by tapping into the home water line. Since I have well water I don't have a water meter. However, I would like to install a simple but ...
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Is my water meter or prv causing whine, and how do I fix it?

I'm getting really loud whine whenever I turn on a faucet at full blast. I've narrowed it down to one of the two pictured components but I can't tell which of them is causing it. The whine doesn't ...
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Would Replacing an Existing 3/4" Water Main Line with 1" Improve Overall Volume/Flow to House (GPM)

After my own inspection and talking to the utility company I have the following: The meter (near the road) is 5/8" x 3/4". From what the water company told me - this is the most commonly installed ...
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Properly fill small sinkhole near meter vault

I've got a very small sinkhole that has developed between my driveway and my water meter vault/box. The hole is about 20 inches deep and has actually eroded the soil deep enough that it goes ...
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How do I measure the discharge from a Sump Pump?

My sump generates a lot of output during some weeks. Enough that I need a better plan than dumping into the grass and gravel driveway downslope from the house. My first step in improving my driveway ...
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Will it affect the water pressure if a 3/4" meter is installed on a 1 1/2" water line?

We have a 1.5" water main line coming into our house (inside the house piping is 3/4" or less). We are on a small private water district and the administrator of the well district wants to put in a ...
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