Water Remetering Lessons

Revenue gains from replacing old meters with new one are almost impossible to predict. Modest increases are forecast in the revenue model used to set rates in Bayonne, N.J. But a remetering of North Bergen, NJ’s water system as part of a concession in 1996 ultimately led to the unseating of the mayor and most of the council when water costs went through the roof.


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