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Re: Re: Fwd: Price of Gas-OT


Last time I inquired about an irrigation meter it was over 1500 bucks.
That's when I started planting xeriscape plants. Plus I recycle gray
water too.


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Kitty <kmrsy@earthlink.net>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu, 13 Feb 2003 08:40:08 -0500 (EST)

>Ceres,
>Yes, we have that ability here, too, but I don't have a large enough property to warrant it.
>I pay $37/mo now, $9 of that is trash removal, $13 for water, $15 for
>sewage. So in August I might get a bill for $63 which is $26 above
>regular. That comes out to about $12 for water and $14 for sewage. A
>savings of $14 two or 3 times a year would take 3 or 4 years to pay for
>the new meter. I suppose that might be worth it in the long run, just
>not enough to make me want to take a vacation day to sit home and wait
>for the utility people to come and do the installation. May just look
>into it though, to find out if I'm missing something here. Thanks.
>
>
>Kitty
>
>-------Original Message-------
>From: Cersgarden@aol.com
>Sent: 02/13/03 10:33 AM
>> In a message dated 2/12/03 9:55:51 PM, kmrsy@earthlink.net writes:
>
><< they charge you
>sewage for all water you use and the sewage rate is higher than the water
>>>
>
>Kitty, not if you have a separate meter which we have.  It does cost, in
>1989 
>$100, but pays off rather quickly.  This applys to all our outside 
>connections.
>    Ceres
>
>
>
>If you have weeds, you don't have enough plants.
>
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Kemp TX/zone 8A



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