The City of Tampa Water Department continued
customer service improvements by transitioning to monthly water meter reading.
During the summer of 2011, a pilot program of monthly meter reading was
implemented in three sections of the service area. Starting in January 2012, two
additional meter reading cycles were converted each month, until all 21
billing cycles were modified to a monthly meter reading schedule.
Some of the advantages to reading water meters monthly are:
In November 2011, Tampa City Council approved a contract to provide
services to enable a system-wide implementation of monthly readings. Monthly
meter reads were recommended by a multi-departmental Water Task Force that
convened earlier in 2011. View the
Water Task Force Report
in a PDF (16 MB) format.