Expert Tells NBC 7 Responds Installation of New Smart Water Meter System Plays Pivotal Role

Smart water meters, or meters that can relay your water-use wirelessly, are the future. Officials say the new meters can help customers conserve and even send alerts when waterline leaks are detected but installing the technology is critical to its success.  Water billing was brought up at Thursday night’s public forum, hosted by Councilmember Chris Cate, where hundreds of homeowners who had questions about their water bills attended.  “Every single time the water bill will come,” one homeowner said, “I will open it and I will be like, what is going on?”