Thefts of water meter vault covers pose safety hazards

December 10, 2013 • Local News

A water meter vault missing its cover is barricaded by Saint Peter Hall at Saint Peter Church on the 100 block of East Deming Street. (Tess Townsend Photo)

The City of Roswell Utility Department has reported that several water meter vault covers have been stolen over the past year. The thefts violate federal law and pose safety hazards.

“People can trip and fall. They can damage their vehicles,” said City Water and Wastewater Manager Art Torrez.

Torrez said that more than 15 covers have been taken. In the past two months, the Login to read more

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