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Pit Lid FAQs

Why is it my responsibility to maintain the pit, when the meter reader is the only one who accesses it?
Why do I have to replace the pit nut (pit nut rounded) when the reader cannot open the pit? The reader is the one who opens the pit each month?
My pit ring is broken and the lid keeps falling in to the pit. Where do I purchase a new pit ring and/or lid?
Why is it my responsibility to replace the pit lid?
What size is the meter pit lid?
Why is it my responsibility to maintain the pit?
Can I paint the lid?
Can I plant around the pit?
What is considered in compliance with regulations, when it comes to the location of the pit? (i.e. ground level)
Where can I find the equipment I need to correct the condition?
How many inches below the ground should the connection be?
How much space do I need to have clear around the pit, to be in compliance with free and non-hazardous access?
Is Citizens Energy Group responsible for the shut off valves?
Is Citizens responsible for the water lines before the water meter?