# How do you read a Neptune water meter?

## How do you read a Neptune water meter?

To read a Neptune E-Coder water meter: Shine a flashlight on the photoelectric eye (look for the flashlight symbol) to activate the screen. The screen eventually will begin to flash between “Reading” and “Rate”.

### How do you read a Neptune water meter in cubic feet?

Read all of the numbers from left to right that appear under the words “Cubic Feet.” The first digit on the right represents one cubic foot. The second from the right represents 10 cubic feet. The third from the right (usually a different color) represents 100 cubic feet (one ccf) 748 gallons.

How do you read a water meter in gallons?

To read a water meter in gallons, take note of the number at the bottom of your water meter. The number to the far right is a “standing 0”, represented by the number of gallons used as indicated by the hand. The meter above is an analog meter that reads: 302152 gallons.

How do I read my water meter in gallons?

## Can I read my own water meter?

You’ll need to check you have the right meter by matching the serial number to the one on your bill. Occasionally, outside meters might be in shared pits, not individual ones. The covers for these can be heavy, so we don’t recommend you attempt to read them yourself.

### How does water meter readings work?

Your meter works like a car odometer, recording the cumulative amount of water that has passed through the meter. WUM records every reading, and subtracts the old reading from the new reading to determine the amount of water used since the previous read.

What are the units on a water meter?

Water meters in the U.S. typically measure volume in gallons or cubic feet. One cubic foot = 7.48 gallons and 100 cubic feet = 748 gallons. Water charges are typically based on 100 cubic feet or on 1000 gallon units.

What are the red digits on a water meter?

Numbers in the black boxes show the amount of cubic metres of water you have used. You are charged for every cubic metre, so you only need to record the numbers in the black boxes. The numbers in the red boxes record tenths and hundredths of a cubic metre. Try to read the meter at the same day and time every week.

## How do you calculate units in meters?

Just like the odometer on your vehicle that shows the actual distance travelled by the vehicle, electricity meter shows the amount of electricity that is used. So a 100-Watt bulb if kept on for 10 hours will consume: 100 x 10 = 1000 Watt-Hour = 1 Kilowatt-Hour (kWH) = 1 units (on your meter).

### How do you calculate meters in units?

How to locate and read your water meter?

in iron boxes sunk in the ground;

• in the parking strip or sidewalk in front of or at the side of your house;
• or they covered by a 1×2 ft. metal plate that says CWM (City Water Meter).
• How to read Neptune water meter T10?

The Neptune T-10 water meter has a very straightforward face, and just a quick look at the Register tells you your consumption. And then, if you want a very precise reading, the simple trick is to separate it into two distinct parts: The Register and The Dial . 1. The Register in this example water meter displays — 102367 —

## How to take a water meter reading?

Write down the number on the display. Jot down the reading exactly as it appears.

• Note the position of the dial on an analog meter.
• Fill in the last digit of the readout.
• Record the usage and flow rate straight from a digital meter.
• Replace the meter cap.
• Learn how to interpret your readings.
• ### How to read your automated water meter?

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