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Ward 5 News: Save Water and Money with a Water Meter

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Water meters are a key component of Calgary’s Watershed Management Plan and is a critical tool in The City of Calgary’s efforts to encourage water conservation in support of the 30-in-30 water efficiency goal.

Installing a water meter makes good sense. Meters save water and they save money for Calgarians. Today, 97 percent of Calgary residences have water meters, and commercial and industrial customers are 100 percent metered. If you don't already have a water meter, it's time to get one installed. Installation is free and easy!

Research shows that water meters are proven to save water and money because you only pay for the water you use.  Customers that have already switched to a water meter have on average reduced their monthly bill by 30% which translates into savings of $25 every month or $300 a year.  There is no charge for the meter installation and it is a simple process that usually takes less than an hour. The City of Calgary has contracted Metercor, a company that specializes in water meter installations, to install meters in Calgary homes.

There are lots of ways to save money by using water wisely. We have a list of some quick and inexpensive ways to reduce water use in your home. Water saving tips for home.

To book an appointment Calgarians can call 403-280-3070 or visit www.metercor.com/book-an-installation to book an installation time that is convenient for them (evening and weekend appointments are available). 

Visit The City of Calgary website for more information about water meters.

 


This content represents the personal views and opinions of the Ward Councillor and should not be taken as a statement of policy of The City of Calgary. The inclusion of any external content does not imply endorsement by The City of Calgary.
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