FINAL METER READING FOR RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES
Sudbury Water District recommends that you schedule your final meter reading no-more than 5-days prior to the settlement (closing) date or in the event of relocation five-days prior to the move date, however it is the sole discretion of the applicant to select a date that reasonably accommodates the interest of both the selling and purchasing parties. You may wish to consult with your closing attorney prior to choosing your final read date.
Additionally the applicant hereby acknowledges proration for water used after finalization is optional and at the discretion of the consumer. In the case of proration; reimbursement may be settled privately between purchasing and selling parties at closing. No claim, counterclaim or cause of action may be brought against Sudbury Water District for water used or damages caused after finalization.
Final meter readings are scheduled ONLY between the hours of 8 am-9 am, M-F (excluding holidays.) The seller or their real-estate representative must be on the premises during this ONE-HOUR-WINDOW to allow access to the inside meter.
In preparation of your final meter reading verify that no obstruction or storage of other materials will prevent access (including routine maintenance) to the meter or associated valves. In the event an obstruction, storage, permanent structure or enclosure is encountered it is solely the homeowner’s responsibility, expense and undertaking to disassemble or modify the aforementioned in accordance with the general regulations of the Sudbury Water District. A final water meter reading will not be released until these conditions have been met to the full satisfaction of Sudbury Water District.
Kindly complete the required fields (most information may be found on your Purchase and Sales Agreement.) Once your application has been received and reviewed, a staff member will respond to your request within 48 hours.