Kingsport begins next phase of water meter replacement project
The City of Kingsport is entering its next phase in a massive water meter replacement project. Crews started gradually replacing water meters in late 2020, when officials discovered their batteries were failing prematurely, causing inaccuracies in readings.
A Monday update says 17,000 new meters of the city’s 39,000-count system have already been replaced—and ten thousand more will be installed from now until June in Colonial Heights, Meadowview, Lynn Garden, Sullivan Gardens, and Fordtown Road.
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