How do I read my water meter?
Irish Water meters feature Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) technology where a transmitter periodically sends your meter reading to a receiver unit in one of our branded, meter reading vehicles. Irish Water will collect these month end records each time a scheduled drive-by reading is carried out, usually every three months. The meter reading will be provided to you as part of your bill. However, should you wish to read your water meter, please ensure that it is safe for you to do so or ask a friend or family member to help.
All domestic Irish Water meters measure the volume of water used in cubic metres. One cubic metre = 1,000 litres.
As illustrated below, the black dials record cubic metres and the red dials record single, tens and hundreds of litres. For the purposes of billing, you will see cubic metres and also tens and hundreds of litres on your water bill.