§ 52.040  METER DAMAGE.
   (A)   Whenever a meter is found to have been damaged by hot water being forced back into it from the consumer’s hot water or heating apparatus; or a meter, any part of the meter, meter pit, piping within the meter pit or a meter pit cover is damaged as a result of any other cause, the consumer or the owner of the premises on which the meter is located, if different than the consumer, shall be liable for the damage and shall pay the city the actual costs of removal, repairing and replacing of the damage.
   (B)   All previous water bills may be corrected on an estimated basis to cover such period as it appears if the meter was out of order for such damage.
(1999 Code, § 52.040)  (Ord. 3742, passed 12-19-2011)