(a)   The cost of repairs to five-eighths inch, three-quarters  inch and one  inch meters, owned by the Division of Water, made necessary because of normal wear and deterioration, will be assumed by the Division of Water. Cost of repairs to meters outside of the City that are privately owned shall be charged to the owner as stated in these rules and regulations, Section 911.520.
   (b)   If the need for repairs to the meter owned by the Division of Water is caused by freezing, hot water, negligence or malicious damage, a charge based on the average cost will be made for the repair of the meter including the wages plus benefits of the employees and the amount of time needed for such repair. 
(Ord. 167-96. Passed 9-16-96.)