(e) Ensure that the meter is installed plumb and level.
(f) Check for meter shutoff valve on inlet side of meter.
(g) Check for adequate supply of meter connection gaskets.
(h) Ensure that location of meter provides proper protection from traffic
or other hazards that may be present.
If remote reading or electronic transmitting devices are used, install in
accordance with chapter 10 and the manufacturer's instructions.
The following inspection schedules are adequate for average
3.1 Monthly Inspection. In addition to any instructions provided by the
manufacturer, inspect meters monthly for the following conditions:
(a) Noisy operation of meter.
(b) Smooth movement of register.
(c) Leaks (repair if necessary).
(d) Cleanliness of glass cover on register dial (clean as needed).
3.2 Annual Inspection. In addition to the inspections in paragraph 3.1,
inspect meters annually for the following conditions:
(a) Proper alignment and position in accordance with installation
(b) Cleanliness of meter box, housing, or pit, if one exists (clean as
A schedule for cleaning and repairing meters is necessary, and should be based
on the manufacturer's recommendations.