Peterborough Showcases Nation-First Meter Trial


Peterborough is the first place in the Southern Hemisphere to take part in a ground-breaking water metre trial in conjunction with SA Water.

After an Australian Resident in his 70’s raised concerns, the SA Water team began investigating new ways to help elderly customers keep an eye on their water usage.

During the trial, insulated boxes will be used, allowing property owners to view raised water meters at eye level.

SA Water’s General Manager of Customer Deliver Kerry Rowlands said “While water meters are usually found hidden away at ground level where our network of water mains meets customer pipes, this can make it tough for those with limited eyesight or restricted mobility to access their meter safely.”

The Wider World initiate has identified multiple ways to improve SA Water’s services for customers, with further changes set to be made.

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