The City of Hutto has implemented an Automated Meter Reading System. This is an effort to improve the level of customer service by reading all meters accurately, in a timely manner and to be able to respond to customer concerns regarding high water use immediately.
Meter reads are transmitted to collectors up to 12 reads per day. Collectors are mounted on utility infrastructure, and water towers, to maximize range. Communication between the collectors and the collection engine at the utility is two-way.The City’s AMR was implemented to: