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all self readnig meters nearly installed

Thursday, March 14, 2019 11:27 AM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

The city of LaPorte is nearly finished installing all of new high tech water meters.
Water Department superintendent Todd Taylor says there's less than 300 that
still have to be put in.
The rest are in and being used.
Taylor says the meters are self reading......and transmit the readings to
computer screens at the water department.
He says it makes billing so much easier.....
Taylor says the system is also prevent unusually high water bills.
It puts out alerts....when usage doesn't stop....at any particular location...
Taylor says the new system cost six million dollars.
But....the city will get the money back over time from savings and other




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