Application Process for a Water Meter

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Yard, Construction, and Hydrant Meter


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  1. Complete an application for Municipal Utility Service online or obtain one from Utilities Customer Service or the Inspections Division at City Hall located at 515 Clark Avenue
  2. Submit the completed online application by clicking the submit button at the bottom of the page.  If using a paper application, submit in person to Utilities Customer Service or fax to 515-239-5286.

    Please note, if the applicant is not a current active Ames utility customer, a deposit may be required.

  3.  Once the application is received by the City offices, a service order will be sent to the Water Meter Division to install the meter(s). 

  4. Click here to see the fees and charges associated with the installation of water meters.

Construction Water Meters

Yard Water Meters

Hydrant Meters


Last Update: March 2, 2018


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