Water Meters, Selection, Installation, Testing, and Maintenance (M6)

Water Meters, Selection, Installation, Testing, and Maintenance (M6)

by AWWA Staff (Compiler)

Paperback(5th Edition)



This fifth edition provides a complete manual of practice for water utilities on the selection, installation, operation, and maintenance of customer water meters.

The manual also provides sample record-keeping forms, a history of water use measurement, and the development of modern water meters. M6 is heavily illustrated with photos, diagrams, and performance specs.

M6 gives you all the information needed to make sure your customer meters are accurately capturing water use–and protecting your revenue:

• Meter types, construction, and operation

• Choosing sizes and types

• Meter installation

• Testing, repair, and maintenance

• Meter records

• Remote registration

• Meter repair shop layout

M6 is your one-stop meter resource. It covers all types of water meters used in residential, commercial, industrial, and fire service applications, plus new information on singlejet and fluidic-oscillator meters. Handy charts and tables help you correctly choose the size and type of meters for your different customers.

M6 is written, reviewed, and approved for publication by AWWA members who are meter authorities. You can be assured the information found in this manual is up-to-date and provides currently accepted practice for municipal water utilities.

Note: Meter maintenance and repair procedures in the manual are general in scope and are meant to supplement, not replace, meter manufacturers’ instructions for specific meter models.

French language version available

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583218624
Publisher: American Water Works Association
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Edition description: 5th Edition
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.28(d)

About the Author

Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the oldest and largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to safe and sustainable water in the world. With more than 50,000 members worldwide and 43 Sections in North America, AWWA advances public health, safety and welfare by uniting the efforts of the entire water community.

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