Water Meter Repairs
Water Meter Repairs
Do you struggle to turn off the water meter in plumbing emergencies? Does it leak constantly? Have you hit the water meter accidentally with a lawnmower or a vehicle? The water meter shut-off valve needs to be in good condition for it to function correctly. The tap washers can wear down, and its spindles can also seize up without warning.
Water Meter Valve Repairs & Replacements
The repair or replacement a water meter’s shut off valve has to be handled by a licensed Sydney plumber. There is a significant amount of pressure in this system, and the job needs to be conducted delicately and accurately.
In most cases, a meter tap replacement requires the mains from the street to be frozen with liquid nitrogen or shut down. We at Mr. Splash Plumbing are a leading plumbing company that offers a range of services and can handle all these jobs expertly.
About Water Meter Repairs
Here is some information that will help you understand what’s involved in water meter repairs and who is responsible for it etc.
What Are You Responsible For?
- As a property owner, you are responsible for the installation, maintenance, replacement, and repairs of all water fittings and pipes up to the connection to the water mains.
- This includes pipes which aren’t on the property, between the mains and the meter.
- If you share a joint water service on your private property, you are required to maintain that pipe. The cost of maintenance and repairs of these pipes becomes the responsibility of everyone sharing the utility on that property.
What Is The Water Provider Responsible For?
Sydney water owns and maintains the water mains (generally under the footpath/street). The utility company also owns the water meter installed on your property. The company is responsible for all the maintenance work related to these meters and will replace them when they:
- Are damaged
- Have stopped working
- Become old
- Register the maximum water use
- Need replacement due to repairs on footpaths and roads
Water Meter And Mains Repairs On Private Properties
We at Mr. Splash Plumbing have detailed information and in-depth knowledge of all these processes. If you aren’t too sure about whether you need to hire a Sydney plumber to fix an issue with the water meter or call Sydney Water, give us a call. We offer 24/7 emergency plumbing services and will send out an expert to your location promptly.
We can help you determine what type of water meter repairs are needed and who is responsible for them. Sydney Water will repair your water service installations under very specific conditions. If there’s a problem in a plumbing component between the mains and the water meter (up to a metre within the property boundary), they will fix it for free. We can handle all other connected replacements and repairs expertly.
For any more information about our water meter repairs and other plumbing services, or service areas, feel free to contact Mr. Splash Plumbing at this number- (02) 8093 5457. Check what customers are saying about our services on this testimonials page. You can also send us an email via this contact us form to book now.
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