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General Chat Thread, Water Meters in General; Does anyone know what the meters actually measure? Ours has black and red numbers. It was on 000006 825 when ...
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    Does anyone know what the meters actually measure? Ours has black and red numbers. It was on 000006 825 when it was installed at the end of July and now it's on 000020 025

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    The black numbers on the meter show the amount of cubic metres of water you have used. The red numbers record tenths and hundredths of a cubic metre

    At least for thames

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve21 View Post
    The black numbers on the meter show the amount of cubic metres of water you have used. The red numbers record tenths and hundredths of a cubic metre

    At least for thames

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    And Wessex Water too. A cubic metre is about 220 gallons.

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    or 1000 litres

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    is 13,000 litres in two months ok for two peopl?

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    apparently the average daily use is 50 gallons(190 litres) - seems a lot to me

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    average daily usage for 2 people accounts for the following

    Bath each
    3 - 5 visits to the toilet - each
    washing clothes
    washing up
    cleaning

    200 ltrs between 2 people is about right when you consider a visit to the toilet will use between 8-10 ltrs in 1 flush!

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    No, on the web it says 200 litres EACH!

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    Quote Originally Posted by witch View Post
    No, on the web it says 200 litres EACH!
    Does that include stuff like manufacturing goods, or just home use?

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