Location:

Rialto Towers Water Sub-Meter Installation

Timeframe:

2 Days

Description:

Emu Plumbing Gas Fitting & Solar were commissioned to undertake the installation of cold water sub-meters to QUU specifications- locating them on ground floor common area in galvanised meter boxes at Tower Lodge 37 Rialto Street, Coorparoo.

Challenges:

The project works included:

  • Supply & install 4 x galvanised meter boxes on rear wall of garages & label “Water Sub-Meters”.
  • Supply & install 6 x QUU approved meters in the new meter boxes to the QUU specifications. Label each meter with name tag for ease of identification.
  • Have core holes drilled through concrete footpath/ramp as required to bring pipes through to units 
  • Supply & install new 20mm copper cold water pipes from existing copper main nearby, to new meters.
  • Supply & install 6 x new 20mm copper water pipes from each meter up brick wall to the respective unit
  • Supply & install new 1/4 turn isolation valves for each unit to replace old T-Head taps
  • Cap off the old galvanised water services in the walls.
  • Secure & test all works.
  • Supply form4 to QBCC.
  • Supply Body Corporate with table showing all meter locations, serial numbers & readings at completion of works.

All works were completed over a (predicted) 2 day period. The Body Corporate is now able to monitor water usage, cost and all owners are able to be more water efficient as a result.

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