S.D. Admin. R. 20:10:17:05 - Meter test by customer request

Any customer may request the utility to test the customer's electric or gas meter. The utility shall make the test as soon as possible after receipt of the request. If a request is made within one year after a previous request, the utility may require a residential customer to pay a $10 deposit and may require any other customer to pay a deposit as required by the applicable tariff. The deposit shall be refunded only if the meter is found to have an error as defined in ยงยง 20:10:17:06 and 20:10:17:07.

A customer or a representative of the customer may be present when the meter test is conducted. The utility shall supply a report giving the name of the customer requesting the test; the date of the request; the location of the meter; the type, make, size and number of the meter; the date tested; and the result of the test to the customer within one week after completion of the test.


S.D. Admin. R. 20:10:17:05
3 SDR 2, effective July 19, 1976; 12 SDR 86, effective November 24, 1985; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 13 SDR 40, effective October 14, 1986.

General Authority: SDCL 49-34A-4.

Law Implemented: SDCL 49-34A-3, 49-34A-4, 49-34A-27.

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