Water Meters

Water Billing
The City of Verona allows a 2nd water meter to be installed for outside water usage. This installation is permanent, and once installed, cannot be removed. The water usage is billed on a quarterly basis, and is at a reduced rate. For more information about water rates, visit our Public Works Department page or call 608-845-6695.

Obtaining & Installing Water Meters

The procedure for you or your plumber to obtain and install water meters includes the following steps:
  • Obtain a Plumbing Permit from the Building Department
  • Obtains meter(s) from the Verona Public Works Office and install
  • Contact the Building Department for inspection immediately after the meter is installed
  • Inspector notifies the Water Department, which installs an electronic transponder on the meter, and activates the account
Building Access
Remember, both the Inspector and the Water Technician need access inside the building. We make every attempt to inspect and activate meters within 48 hours of notification.

Installation Specifications
  • Meters shall be installed in a face up, horizontal position
  • Secondary meters shall be installed in parallel with the primary meter
  • Only outside hose bibs are allowed on the downstream side of the secondary meter
  • The primary and secondary meters shall be a minimum of 12 inches apart for installation and service
Permit Requirements
Items needed to obtain a permit include: