What is this meter thing and cut-off valve all about??
My water comes out of a hole in the ground from a natural spring. Goes through my house and back in to the ground. Percolates through the field and right back down the hill. Zero waste.
It sounds like the government can shut off your water and use that to coerce you. Seriously though, who cares if you are dehydrated and stinky, as long as the game is coming through complete with targeted adverts in crystal clear ultra high definition.