Meter readers may soon be going the way of the milk man. First Southern California Edison began changing its electrical meters to "smart" meters, which can be remotely read and controlled. Now water districts across Orange County are piloting...
(2 months and 23 days ago)
Stolen phone leads cops to robbery suspects Express-News Copyright 2013 Express-News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 7:59 am, Monday, April 22, 2013 Using a cell phone app, a cashier helped police nab a pair of suspected robbers at a downtown convenience store over the weekend. The thief took cash,...
(29 days ago)
New water meters with back-flow preventers require some residents to have an expansion tank installed for their hot water tanks at a cost of a few hundred dollars.
(3 months and 8 days ago)
Cops are offering a $12,000 reward in their hunt for the pervert who sexually abused two Queens girls within a few hours of each other, police said Tuesday.
(14 days ago)
A handful of Sellersville residents attended Monday night's council meeting with concerns that new water meters being installed by the North Penn Water Authority could cause a potentially unsafe situa
(3 months and 9 days ago)
NIAGARA FALLS – A furnace, water heater and thousands of dollars worth of copper pipe were stolen from a vacant bank-owned building at 819 Armory Place sometime in the past two weeks, police said.The property manager told police Wednesday that someone removed plywood from a steel basement access, then smashed the entry door’s glass window. The $3,000 furnace and $1,000 water...
(2 months and 16 days ago)
Equipment worth nearly $20,000 was stolen from three buildings at Gracewood State School and Hospital’s water treatment facility. According to a Richmond County incident report, the buildings at 100 Myrtle Boulevard were ransacked between Friday at 3 p.m. and Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. The stolen items were an $18,000 stainless steel skimmer trough, a $600 pump, $200 worth of...
(1 month and 4 days ago)
Older meters are likely to have slowed down to the point they report less water usage than they should, according to Bossier City Water Billing Supervisor Judy Vetkoetter. When that's the case, the new meter will provide a more accurate report leading to higher bills.
(7 days ago)
ATLANTA – Something as uninteresting as a water meter could be the secret to safeguarding water supplies in Athens, Augusta, Savannah and other communities downstream from thirsty, growing Atlanta, environmental groups say. Thursday members of the Georgia Water Coalition buttonholed legislators to talk about supporting House Bill 199 which would open the door to funding for...
(2 months and 22 days ago)
Allentown's new water meters are more accurate.If you live in Allentown and have been ignoring that annoying toilet leak or faucet drip, it's time to break out the tools.
(2 months ago)
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