How do you calculate your water usage? To calculate your water usage, subtract the (P) previous meter reading from the (C) current meter reading. In the Meter Example, the water consumption was 3 hundred cubic feet. (Meter Example: 900-897=3)Click here to see what your water usage means in dollars and cents.

## Do smart meters measure water?

In contrast, smart water meters can accurately measure, record and transmit water consumption virtually in real-time. This allows you to understand and monitor your water usage, as well as helping us manage our network (e.g. pinpoint leaks more easily) and provide better customer service.

How do I read my water meter UK?

On the meter face there are two sets of numbers, black on the left and red on the right. The black numbers show the number of cubic metres used, while the red ones and the dials show litres. When submitting a meter reading, only read the black numbers and ignore the red numbers (one cubic metre = 1,000 litres).

### How do you read a digital 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.

### Can I read my own water meter?

A water meter measures the volume of water that passes through it. Every house has its own water meter, usually located in line with the front boundary of the property. These water meters can also be manually read.

How do you measure water usage?

To determine your dollar amount of water consumption, multiply the units used by your current water rate.

## What is a smart meter for water?

The smart meters transmit hourly water consumption data to the utility’s billing system by a wireless network. The meter readings received by SFPUC identify every cubic foot of water used each hour (where one cubic foot is equal to around 28 liters).

## How do you know if you have a water meter?

Most water meters are fitted outside near your outside stop tap. It will be under a small metal or plastic cover in your driveway, garden or nearby footpath. Sometimes these can be a bit further down the road. If your meter is indoors it can usually be found under the kitchen sink by your inside stop tap.

How do I read my water?

You will usually find your meter in one of these places:

1. in the path outside your home.
2. in a box on an outside wall, or.
3. inside your home – either under the sink, in a cellar or in a downstairs toilet.

### What do the numbers mean on a water meter?

A dial face display. On the face of the meter you will see a series of numbers. The numbers measure the amount of water used in kilolitres and litres. On most water meters the black numbers measure kilolitres (thousands of litres) and the red numbers measure litres.

### What side of the water meter is mine?

Your water meter is usually just inside the front boundary of your property.