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The Water (Meters) Regulations 1988

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Installation of meters

3.—(1) Meters shall be so installed as to ensure that they are reasonably accessible for reading, inspection, testing and maintenance.

(2) A meter installed outside a building shall be installed as near as is reasonably practicable either to the boundary of the premises to which it relates or to the point where the supply pipe enters the building.

(3) A meter installed inside a building shall be installed as near as is reasonably practicable to the point where the supply pipe enters the building or to the stop-tap.

(4) A meter installed outside a building and any associated pipes and fittings shall be adequately protected against damage from frost.

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