Deduct Meters

Monroe Municipal Code provides for the installation of a deduct meter.  If a person feels a significant amount of metered water does not reach the sanitary sewer, he or she can at their own expense, with approval of the approving authority, install such additional meters or metered services as are necessary to calculate the volume of water not discharged to the sanitary sewer.  Metered water not discharged to the sanitary sewers shall not be subject to sewer service charges. 


  1. Contact Water Utility at 329-2480 to purchase meter.
  2. Contact plumber to install permanent deduct meter.
  3. Contact Water Utility when meter is installed and the department will install the transmitter.
Cost Estimate

Purchase Meter & Transmitter $238.00
Plumber Install Meter $150.00 
Approximate Initial Cost  $388.00 

Water usage needed to recoup initial expense, 76,300 gallons: (10,200 cubic feet).


Water Department: (608) 329-2480