I rent a house that was built in 1948 in Toledo, Oh. My water meter is located in the basement at the front of the house. I had an inspector come in yesterday and he said that I needed a grounding rod for my water meter. There is a ground wire that is connected from the outside pipe to the house pipe over the meter, but it was cut. I do not know by whom. I have never paid attention to it. There are no wires running above the meter anywhere nor are there any coming from the meter other then this wire that was cut. I used to have the old screw in fuses and recently had a fuse box put in. Is this cut wire the old grounding wire? Do I need a grounding rod now that I have a fuse box? In the 13 years I have lived here no one has ever said anything about needing a grounding rod for my meter. If anyone could please help on this I would really appreciate it. If you need more information, please just let me know. Thanks!