A.   Required:
      1.   All premises using the city water supply must be equipped with an adequate water meter furnished by the city but paid for by the consumer; provided, that such water service may be supplied by the city at a flat rate of charge, until such meter may be installed.
      2.   Before any premises is occupied, a water meter shall be installed therein as herein required or application made for such water service at the flat rate of charge until the meter can be installed or no water shall be furnished such premises.
   B.   Location: Meters shall be installed in a location that will be easy to access.
   C.   Reading Meters: The city clerk shall cause to be read every water meter used in the city at such times as are necessary so that the bills may be sent out at the proper time.
   D.   Testing Meters: Any municipal water meter shall be taken out and tested upon complaint of the consumer upon payment of a fee of ten dollars ($10.00). If, upon test, the meter is not within three percent (3%) of being accurate, it shall be repaired or replaced and the ten dollar ($10.00) fee returned to the consumer. (Ord. 136, 9-13-1990)