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Water Meter Connection Basics

  • Bird’s Eye View of Meter Pit

     
  • Bird’s Eye View of Meter Pit

     
  • Bird’s Eye View of Meter Pit Lid and Pit Ring

     
  • Example of Meter Pit Setting

     
  • Example of Meter Pit Setting

     

Inside Water Meter Setting

A- House-side Valve (Optional)

B- House-side Service Line

C- Water Meter

D- Spud Nut

E- Meter Yoke Bar

F- Street-Side Valve

G- Street-side Service Line

K- Expansion Wheel

 

Outside Water Meter Setting
Street-side Service Line (Type “K” Copper Line)


 

A- Stop & Waste (S&W) Valve

B- Packing Nut

C- Locking Nut/Spud Nut

D-Gasket

E- Water Meter (Provided by Citizens Energy Group)

F- Angle Valve

G- S&W Valve Handle

H- House-side Service Line (Polyethylene)

I- Meter Yoke

J- EZ Insert

K- Expansion Wheel

L- Flare Nut

M- 16”-18” (Proper Clearance from Meter to Meter Pit Lid)

N- Flare Nut or Compression fitting for new meters only

O- Street-side Service Line (Type “K” Copper Line)

 

Outside Water Meter Setting
Street-side Service Line (Polyethylene with Tracer Wire)

A- Stop & Waste (S&W) Valve

B- Packing Nut

C- Locking Nut/Spud Nut

D-Gasket

E- Water Meter (Provided by Citizens Energy Group)

F- Angle Valve

G- S&W Valve Handle

H- House-side Service Line (Polyethylene)

I- Meter Yoke

J- EZ Insert

K- Expansion Wheel

L- Flare Nut

M- 16”-18” (Proper Clearance from Meter to Meter Pit Lid)

N- Flare Nut or Compression fitting for new meters only

P- Street-side Service Line (Polyethylene and must include Tracer Wire)

Q- Tracer Wire