Wis. Admin. Code Public Service Commission § PSC 135.014 - Protection of gas pipeline facilities

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) A gas pipeline operator, upon receiving notice as provided in s. 66.0831 or 182.0175(2m), Stats., of work which may affect its facilities used for serving the public shall:
(a) If the notice is of work covered by s. 66.0831, Stats., investigate and decide what action, if any, must reasonably be taken to protect or alter utility facilities in order to protect service to the public and to avoid unnecessary damage. The gas pipeline operator shall take such action as is reasonably necessary to protect, remove, alter, or reconstruct its facilities, and shall perform such work with reasonable dispatch taking into account the conditions to be met. Nothing in this paragraph shall affect any right which the gas pipeline operator may have to require advance payment or adequate assurance of payment of reasonable costs to the gas pipeline operator by the property owner or contractor.
(b) If the notice is of work covered by s. 182.0175(2m), Stats., and is not covered by s. 66.0831, Stats., the gas pipeline operator shall respond as required by s. 182.0175(2m), Stats.
(2) The gas pipeline operator may, in order to protect its interests, require that the owner or contractor perform certain work upon that part of the service piping or wiring on or being removed from the property upon which the excavating, building, or wrecking operations are being performed.
(3) This section is not intended to affect the responsibility of the contractor or owner, or the liability or legal rights of any party.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Public Service Commission § PSC 135.014
CR Register, October, 1999, No. 526, eff. 11-1-99; corrections in (1) made under s. 13.93(2m) (b) 7, Stats., Register February 2004, No. 578.

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