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Release Date: March 08, 2011
Office of Weights and Measures is Here For You
As gas prices continue to soar around the country, residents in Sussex County can rest assured that the Office of Weights and Measures is there to help. Gasoline pumps are one of the many different devices tested by weights and measures officials to assure that consumers get what they pay for and businesses do not give product away as a result of inaccurate equipment. As a part of the Department of Environmental and Public Health Services, the Office continues to monitor gas stations and increase enforcement of consumer protection laws for all twenty-four municipalities throughout the County.
There are steps that consumers can take to help protect themselves while at the pump.