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Automated Meter Reading provides a number of advantages to both you and Cherokee:
Over time meters tend to register less water than is actually being used. Since new meters work more efficiently, you may a see a slight increase in your monthly water bill. Accurate meter reads allow for better long-term budget forecasting that can help keep rates lower.
No, the only time the meter transmits a signal is when it’s prompted by a Data Collection Unit. Unless a follow-up read is requested, this should only occur once a month on your scheduled meter reading date. Additionally, the ERT operates at a very low-level radio frequency and will not interfere with or operate any other electronic devices such as:
No, the ERT operates at a very low-level radio frequency, much lower than radio receivers or cordless telephones, and will not cause any adverse health effects.