Also, as the prices of metals have skyrocketed in the last few years, manufacturers of meters have developed meters that have plastic instead of brass bodies. These also do not withstand excessive heat from fire. Additionally, the plastic meter bodies may not withstand excessively cold temperatures, so it is important that the lid stay secure during the winter months. Customers that have lids that will not stay on due to rain events or high-traffic areas can contact the office for other options such as a locking mechanism in the lid or a heavier duty lid.
For more information, customers can contact Mena Water Utilities at 479-394-2761.