The Metering Division performs the collection of water meter readings for billing purposes for both water and sewer. In addition, the Metering Division is responsible for the maintenance and repair of 11,000 water meters.
The Water Division has a very advanced system for the collection of meter readings. A drive-by system incorporates the use of both radio transmissions and GPS to gather water meter readings and produce reliable data for billing purposes. Over 11,000 meters are read around 44,000 times a year in DeKalb.