Lake County is embarking on a program that will replace about 20,600 water meters with new automated meters in 2013 and 2014. The new meters will replace older, out of date units with new technology that will identify high water usage and potential leaks. New software will also provide customers online access to usage information. The new meters will result in smarter water use for customers. The meters automatically transmit data wirelessly and eliminate the need to manually read each meter. This allows the County to be more efficient and save money by preventing recording errors, and minimizes wear and tear on county vehicles. The water meter replacement project also supports Lake County’s sustainability goals.
Every customer receiving water service from Lake County will receive a new water meter at no cost. It will take about two years to replace all of the meters in the County water systems. Customer will receive a notification when meters in your area are scheduled to be replaced. Please visit the Lake County website for more information or call Lake County Public Works at 847-377-7500 if you have additional questions regarding this project.
Lake County Automated Meter Reading Program Webpage