(a) All water meters shall be set in a horizontal position. All backflow prevention assemblies will be set in a position approved by the regulations of Nebraska Health and Human Services, Regulation and Licensure, Title 179 of Nebraska Administrative Code 2. Water meters and backflow prevention assemblies shall be in an easily accessible position so that they may be read, tested or repaired easily by the water and sewer director or his or her agents. The water and sewer director shall, whenever it is inconvenient to make readings, repairs or testing of any meter or backflow preventer, be empowered to give the consumer ten (10) days’ notice in writing requiring a licensed plumber to reset said meter and/or backflow prevention assembly, device or method. If, following notice, the consumer fails to reset the meter or backflow prevention assembly, then the water and sewer director or his or her agent shall reset, or cause to be reset, said meter and/or backflow prevention assembly, device or method, and the cost thereof shall be chargeable to and paid by the consumer as water rent.
(b) Water meters in mobile home courts shall be city installed in meter pits.
Source: Code 1962, § 3-1-13, 4-2-20; Ord. No. 4319, § 4, 3-16-98