The small red dial in motion indicates water movement through meter. This is a helpful tool when checking your system for leaks.
Metering Outdoor Water Usage
The Department does not provide separate meters for lawn irrigation and outdoor water use. Instead, we provide a 40-unit break for sewage cost on your bill. Any usage on your water bill over 40 units will be charged for water only.
Save Water & Money
There are many ways to conserve water. You should watch for leaks in your home system. These leaks can add to as much as a dollar per day and hundreds of dollars per year to your water bill. Leaky faucets, faulty toilets, over watering of lawns and faulty water activated sump pumps are some examples of fixtures that can produce exorbitant bills. If you think you have a leak in your home, you should find the leak as quickly as possible and contact a plumbing agency to have the leak repaired. Macomb Township cannot adjust your water bill for water that was wasted by water leaks. Knowing how to read your water meter is important. This will tell you exactly the amount of water you use.