There are several different types of meters used across the region. The list below shows how to determine your usage from some commonly used water meters.
Provide the series of numbers on the dial of your meter including leading and trailing zeros.
In this example, the reading would be 363173
Elster R2000 Water Meter 80 - 125mm
In this example, the reading would be 1395965
Elster R2000 Water Meter 150 - 300mm
In this example, the reading would be 0000028
Elster R1000 Water Meter 50mm - 125mm
In this example, the reading would be 000002
Elster R1000 Water Meter 150mm - 300mm
In this example, the reading would be 000001
Siemens MAG 8000 Water Meter
In this example, the reading would be 00075642.
The meter is displaying the total volume that has passed through the meter in megalitres. Pressing the yellow button will cycle the display through the display screens:
Arad Multijet Water Meter
For example, this reading would be 000004
Arad IRT Water Meter 80mm - 250mm
Arad Turbo WST Water Meter 50mm - 200mm
For example, this reading would be 000005
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