Dell Rapids will be replacing all existing water meters currently in homes and businesses within the city according to City Administrator, Justin Weiland. The city council had approved a plan to upgrade and replace meters as many had surpassed their life expectancy and new technology allows for the reading of meters through radio transmission. Dakota Supply Group, who will supply the meters for the project, has contracted with Midwest Testing LLC to complete the installation of the new meters. They will need to gain access to each property and location where your meter is located to remove the old meter and install the new one. All repairs to valves will be the responsibility of the property owner. Installation is expected to begin next Monday, July 30th between 9:00 am and 8:00pm. Completion should be done by mid-August. Midwest Testing employees will have name badges, a marked vehicle, and it should take approximately 20 minutes to complete the job. Any residents or businesses with questions should contact city hall.