How to Read a Meter

Natural gas meter reading

How to Read a Natural Gas Meter 

Natural gas meters have four main dials. Record the numbers from left to right for each dial hand.

  • For hands in between two numbers, record the lower number but if it's between 0 and 9, use 9.
  • If the hand appears to be directly on a number, take a look at the dial to the right before recording the number.
  • If the right dial has not yet passed 0, record the lower number.

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Electric meter reading

How to Read An Electric Meter 

Some electric meters have five main dials. Record the numbers from left to right for each dial hand.

  • For hands in between two numbers, record the lower number but if it's between 0 and 9, use 9.
  • If the hand appears to be directly on a number, take a look at the dial to the right before recording the number.
  • If the right dial has not yet passed 0, record the lower number.

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