(a) Meters will be read and bills rendered monthly, but the town may vary dates or length of period covered, temporarily or permanently, if necessary or desirable.
(b) Bills for water will be figured in accordance with the rate schedule then in effect, and will be based on the amount consumed for the period covered by the meter readings, but the amount payable for each month’s service shall not be less than the minimum charge prescribed in the schedule of rates.
(c) Charges for service commence when the connection is made, whether used or not.
(d) Reading from different meters will not be combined for billing, irrespective of the fact that such meters may be for the same or different premises, or for the same or different consumers, or for the same or different services. (Code 1981, § 5-1023)