How To Read Your Water Meter

Guide
View a labeled picture of a residential 5/8-inch meter to see where to find the components listed below.

Leak Indicator
If the needle moves, water is moving through your meter to your property. If no water is being used, you have a leak.

Slow Leak Indicator
If the slow leak indicator is spinning, water is going through the meter to your property. If no water is being used, you have a leak.

Gallons
Billing consumption is measured in thousands of gallons. These are the digits with the white background.