In view of the Federal Law of the Russian Federationon November 23, 2009 №261-FZ "On energy saving ..." all citizens who own a dwelling, must attend to the installation of metering devices used energy resources.
Under the category of energy and water falls.
However, not even all the inhabitants of large cities in a hurry with the installation of water meters.
Installation of meters due to the consumption,above all, the need to save such a valuable natural resource, water. But it is not clear whether the need for mandatory installation of individual meters for hot and cold water.
Required or not to put water meters
Initially, the Government ResolutionRussian Federation dated May 6, 2011 №354 means installation of water metering by management companies. Part of the budget has been allocated, but nothing has been done in this direction.
The law requires all residents to install water meters, but does not provide for penalties for their absence.
The next decision of all the owners of residentialpremises ordered to install water meters at their own expense. This obligation is secured by law, but the responsibility for the uninstallation of water meters are not tenants.
The only sanction that can subjected to a life people, not the government who heard convictions - compulsory installation of meters at the expense of residential property owners.
The right not to put water meters
There are several categories of citizens,which legally enshrines the right not to put water meters. However, those lucky will have documented proof of the impossibility of installing water meters due to any circumstances.
The right not to put water meters can be legitimate, documented inability to install them.
First of all in this niche get the owners of dilapidated housing. In such houses, installation of meters is not practical because of the poor state of sewerage.
Residents of apartments in buildings that will soon be demolished or major overhaul, also have the right not to put water meters.
A separate category are apartment buildings with low electricity consumption. Owners of apartments in these buildings, too, are exempt from the mandatory installation of water meters.
If your home does not fall under any of thethe above categories, you avoid installation of metering devices of hot and cold water can be based on the characteristics of building engineering systems in a single apartment.
For example, the inability to replace, serviceand read-out is a legitimate reason not to count. This includes conditions and improper operation of the instrument, as well as the inability to comply with binding rules for their installation.
All these conditions must have written confirmation made by the special services. In the absence of such a document the installation of a water meter is mandatory.