Advice 1: How to read water flow meter

The issue of payment of watercoming into the apartment, becoming more and more relevant. If you have installed in your home counters, you probably want to know how much you save and whether those savings at all. To find out, you need to calculate the consumption of water on the counter.
How to read water flow meter
You will need
  • - counters of hot and cold water;
  • - tariffs for cold and hot water.
Instruction
1
Fix the initial value in the counters of cold and hot water. If you just had them installed, the value will be reset. In any case, these data inform a management entity to control.
2
In a month again will see the indications and also inform the managing organization. Calculate the difference by subtracting the new values from old.
3
Find out the rates on which the calculated payment for water. Please note that rates change every year, they establish the leadership of the city in which you live. View them on the town's website or just call the management company and ask them.
4
Multiply the resulting flow of hot water and the tariff for hot water. That's how much you have to pay for hot water this month. Do the same with cold water and find out how much you will pay for it.
5
Note that some cities set a minimum amount of waterthat can be paid. In this case, even if you are fromthe consumptionovali water less than this minimum, for example 5 litres with a minimum of 1 cubic meter, you will pay all the same for a cubic metre. But in the next month, the overpayment will be taken into account, and you will pay less (as you would pay for water in advance).
6
Please note, if you are leaving the apartment for vacation or just forget to call your counters are automatically considered broken. Don't be alarmed when you come to the payment system with the requirement to pay for water at the rate of pay the bill. In the future, when you continue to transmit data from the meters, will be recalculated and the money will be prepaid for the following month.
Note
If the house or the entrance there is a counter, his testimony is divided into the number of registered residents minus the apartments, where there are individual meters. In addition, we deducted the cost of water for public purposes (watering lawns, washing floors in the entrance, etc.).
Useful advice
If the water consumption for one person per month more than 11 cubic metres (which is physically impossible), most likely, the meter is faulty or the water pipe illegally connected. Please contact the management company.

Advice 2: How to pay for water by the meter

Usually, the apartment put two counter of cold water and the meter hot. If the bathroom is far away from the kitchen, the counters must be installed on each water riser. Metering devices are allowed to install only listed in the state register of measurements of Gosstandart of the Russian Federation. Other metering devices to pay for the water it is impossible. For hot and cold water consumption amount is counted separately at current rates. If the hot water is missing, then pay it is not necessary.
How to pay for water by the meter
Instruction
1
To pay for water consumption by metering is much more profitable than the average fare for each person. The installation of water meters quickly pays for itself.
2
If you have the apartment has two metering device, meter readings, subtract the previous statement and multiply it by the current rate. For cold water – on a tariff rate of cold water, for hot water – at the tariff rate of hot water.
3
If you have benefits, then enter the sum of the benefits paid and consumed water according to the amount of benefits.
4
When installed in the apartment a few meters, the water is considered for each counter separately. Readings of metering devices of hot water together and multiply by the rate of hot water. Indications of cold water fold and multiply by the rate of cold water. The amount of pay subject to the privileges, if any.
5
The amount of drainage is calculated based on the consumption of hot and cold water.
6
To remove the counters and pay for the consumed waterneed on a monthly basis.
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