1" Water Meter - Stainless Steel, Pulse Output

1" Water Meter - Stainless Steel, Pulse Output

1" Water Meter - Stainless Steel, Pulse Output

Stainless Steel Pulse Output Water Meter - SPWM-100-CF. This is a great stainless steel water meter that can be read locally, or can be set up to be read remotely when paired with an Omnimeter Pulse v.4 and an EKM Push gateway. The complete system provides your water meter data in the cloud for free! No recurring fees of any kind.

Type: 1" Stainless Steel Pulse Output Water Meter
Mounting: Horizontal Inline Mount -- 1" Male NPT Pipe Threads
Units: Cubic Feet
Pulse Output: 1 pulse = approx. 0.748 gal.
Approx. Dimensions: 14.5” long x 4" Wide x 5.5" tall
Model: SPWM-100-CF

Our 1.0" Stainless Steel Pulse-Output Water Meters are a great way to monitor water usage, both locally or remotely.

This is a well made, industrial grade, stainless steel (304 grade) water meter. You can use it as a traditional water meter where you read the water consumption off of the face of the meter, or you connect the pulse output wires to a pulse counting device for remote readability. This meter produces a pulse for every 0.10ft³ (1 pulse = approx. 0.748 gal.) that flows by the meter, these pulses can be then picked up and counted by our pulse counting devices.

This meter has received California Type Approval from the California Department of Weights and Measures, which certifies that the meter's accuracy is revenue grade. This allows the meter's readings to be used for billing purposes.

Remote Water Reading:

This meter can tell you if you have a leak in your water system because it only takes ~6.0 pints of water leakage to generate a pulse. In other words, if you see a pattern of pulses when you shouldn't (when you aren't intentionally using water) then you probably have a leak somewhere. The number of pulses over a given period of time will tell you how severe the leak is. Identifying and fixing water leaks can save a ton of money in water costs and overage fees, not to mention mitigating the damage that any leak can cause.

This pulse output water meter can be connected to our EKM-Omnimeter Pulse v.4, which is our new pulse input meter. This is our most advanced electric meter to date. This meter can count the pulse outputs from up to 3 pulse output devices. It can also control up to 2 external relays, which allows you to turn things on and off remotely.

This water meter, when connected to a v.4 Omnimeter, can send pulse data to the cloud with our EKM Push communication system. The EKM Push sends all of your meter data to our cloud database and inserts it into your personal account, where you can access it for free. In other words, with this system you can easily monitor water use, at an unlimited number of sites around the world, for free.


Encompass.io is our free online meter management platform for monitoring and managing meters. It is designed specifically for people who are remotely reading their meters via the EKM Push system. This platform can be used to visualize usage on dashboards, visualize cost, monitor trends, group meters, and a lot more. Each meter in Encompass can also be set up to email you PDF and CSV reports that you can use to monitor you meters and/or use for billing. Here is a sample PDF report:

EKM Widget

The EKM Widget offers another option for quickly seeing your water meter data online. It is also easy to save and share your Widget setting once you have it setup how you want. Here is an example:

You can use these water submeters to monitor the water consumption in your apartments, your irrigation water (which can save you in sewer costs in some areas), meter your well output, use them to detect leaks while you are away, etc.

Product Features

  • Stainless steel body and fittings
  • Simple 2-wire pulse output
  • No additional power source required
  • Pulse count can be read remotely using the free, remote reading, Encompass.io, EKM Dash desktop software, or EKM Widget.
  • Quality materials and construction, 1.0" NPT Male Threads
  • Very reasonably priced water meter, even without the pulse output

Max Operating Pressure: ≤1MPA (PN:1.6MPa/16bar), ΔP≤0.1MPa

For more information about our products and services, we encourage you to visit our online Knowledge Base, which provides spec sheets, videos, tutorials, FAQs, diagrams, and more.

Spec Sheet: 1.0 inch Stainless Steel Pulse Output Water Meter Spec Sheet .pdf

Compare water meter models: Water Meter Comparison Chart


Ask a Question
  • Can the meter be set up to read GPM instead of cf?

    This meter reads natively in cubic feet. In order to convert to gallons you would simply multiply the number of cubic feet by 7.48. 

  • We need a simple 1\"stainless steel water meter with cubic meter reading only we do not need a pulse output so in this regard can you quote for me for 2 pcs. and send it thru USPS.

    This meter reads in cubic feet, not cubic meters. We do not carry water meters that read in cubic meters. The meter can be read directly on the dials like a traditional water meter. If you choose not to use the pulse output functionality it can be ignored or removed. Pricing for this meter is available above, in our online store which is where you can place your order. We ship orders via USPS.

  • Is this meter considered ultrasonic? How sensitive is the meter? Will it pick up a dripping pipe or hose bib?

    This is a multi-jet meter, not an ultrasonic meter. The minimum rated flow rate for this meter is 1.77 ft³/hr. It will function below that rate but with less accuracy. So to answer your question, it really will depend on the drip rate the leak. Our HD 3/4" meters have remote read capability at .01ft³ resolution, so they are a good option for monitoring for leaks on 3/4" water lines, if you plan to read the meter via our Omnimeter Pulse v.4 and EKM Push system.

  • Can the water meter reading unit be in cubic meters instead of cubic feet?

    This meter reads natively in cubic feet. You can convert the meter readings to cubic meters by multiplying them by 0.0283168. If you are reading the meter remotely with one of our software options then the software will do this conversion automatically if you set it up to do so.

  • Your meter has 3 wires. Connection instructions say \"pulse output wire to port 13 on omnimeter, ground wire to port 14\" Which is the pulse wire and which is the ground wire. Where does the 3rd wire go to? Thanks

    The white wire is ground and should go into port 14 on the Omnimeter Pulse v.4. Either of the other two wires can be used for + into port 11, 12, or 13 on the Omnimeter Pulse v.4. The third wire is redundant and can be ignored.

  • In addition to the pulse rate, what is the accuracy? The description says "approximately" 0.748 gallons per pulse.

    If you take a look at this meter's Spec Sheet you will find the error curve in section VII. This represents the accuracy of the meter and how it varies depending on the flow rate of the water passing through it. As you can see, the accuracy is typically +/-1.5%, except at low flow rates where it is more like +/-2%.