When you need to shut the water supply off to the entire house or when a local plumbing fixture has no local shutoff valve, the place to go is your home's water meter.
- At the water meter you'll find a water supply line coming into the house from the outside.
- Between it and the water meter is a shutoff valve. On the other side of the water meter is another shutoff valve.
- To shut off the water to the house, turn off the valve located BEFORE the water meter, on the supply side.