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Shelton replacing meters with updated technology


December 16, 2021

City of Shelton residents can prepare to say goodbye to monthly visits from water meter readers.

The city is in the process of exchanging aging Sensus brass water meters, which are read manually monthly by city employees, for new Sensus Imperl meters with radio antennas that transmit water use information to city staff as they drive by.

The city last summer approved the purchase of the new water meters and transmitters, and the purchase of new meter boxes and lids this fall.

The Shelton City Council on Dec. 7 approved spending $451,815 on 2,147 water meter boxes and 2,650 lids. Ferguson Wat...

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