Pipe­lines

Connecticut Post (Sunday) - - From The Front Page -

Nat­u­ral gas pipe­lines in Con­necti­cut.

2017: 8,109 miles

2016: 8,033 miles

2015: 7,983 miles

In 2017:

42.5 per­cent of state gas lines were steel

15.5 per­cent were iron

42.5 per­cent were plas­tic

Source: Fed­eral Pipeline and Haz­ardous Ma­te­ri­als Safety Ad­min­is­tra­tion

Yan­kee Gas Ser­vices in­ven­tory of leak- prone main line pipes:

Cast iron: 321 miles

Bare steel: 50 miles Cou­pled steel: 135 miles Un­pro­tected coated steel: 24 miles

Cop­per: 0.13 miles To­tal: 530 miles

Source: Yan­kee Gas Co. tes­ti­mony be­fore the state Pub­lic Util­i­ties Reg­u­la­tory Author­ity

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