Badger Multijet Water Meter

This is a rotary multijet water meter made by the Badger Meter Manufacturing Company in Milwaukee, Wisc. It fits a ⅝” pipe, and has a capacity of about 13 gallons per minute. Its split case was designed for use in areas where water did not normally freeze. The serial number (1,140,258) dates from 1933. Badger trade literature for this meter boasted that “Simplicity of Design Assures Long Life of Operation.”
Ref: Badger Meter Manufacturing Company, Badger Water Meters. Rotary Type Multi-Jet.
Object Name
water meter
date made
ca 1933
Badger Meter Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
bronze (housing material)
hard rubber (propeller material)
nickel (spindles material)
place made
United States: Wisconsin, Milwaukee
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Water Meters
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Water Meters
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
A.A. Hirsch

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