Electrical meter inspection in Tupelo this week

The initial phase of moving to automated electric meters in Tupelo will being Wednesday, January 24th.

Posted: Jan 23, 2018 6:56 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Representatives from McNeil Rhoads will begin inspecting electrical meters across Tupelo this week.

The city says the initial phase of moving to automated electric meters will being with the inspections starting Wednesday, January 24th.

Approximately 5,000 electrical meters are involved in the process to move to an automatic meter reading system, which doesn't require a meter reader to manually inspect and record meter readings.

Johnny Timmons of Tupelo Water and Light says the company will conduct a full inspection and you will notice inspectors by their shirts.

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