Water Meter Replacement

The City of Hermiston is undergoing a major change in the way that we read customers’ water meters, as well as the way that we provide useful usage information to customers. This project will ultimately replace every water meter in the city by the end of 2017, with most of the work targeted to be completed between July and the end of September.

This project is ultimately paid for through the rates paid by customers, but will create a number of major benefits to customers. The new system will greatly reduce the amount of labor needed for the City to physically read each meter in the City; which means we will be able to re-allocate those employees to doing the other important work of maintaining our overall system. Also, the new system will provide customers with the ability to track their usage in a much more detailed manner by creating an online account; which will allow customers to more easily control, and possibly lower, their water bills through more efficient management of their water usage.

Background Information

Meter Replacement Background (PDF)

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