Wis. Admin. Code Public Service Commission § PSC 135.727 - Abandonment or deactivation of facilities addition [49 CFR 192.727]

Current through March 28, 2022

After 49 CFR 192.727(g), insert:

(hw) Special efforts shall be made to include services which have not been used for ten years in a way that will remove gas from the customers' premises. The plan shall include all of the following provisions:
(1) If the facilities are abandoned in place, they shall be physically disconnected from the main at the service tee. The open ends of all abandoned facilities shall be capped, plugged, or otherwise effectively sealed.
(2) In cases where a main is abandoned, together with the service lines connected to it, insofar as service lines are concerned, only the customers' end of the service lines need be sealed.
(3) Until the time a service is abandoned, it shall be treated as active for purposes of applying the regulations of 49 CFR 192. If a service line is not treated as an active line, it shall be physically disconnected at the main and purged, no later than 2 years after becoming inactive.

Notes

Wis. Admin. Code Public Service Commission § PSC 135.727
CR Register, October, 1999, No. 526, eff. 11-1-99. Amended by, CR 21-049: am. Register March 2022 No. 795, eff. 4/1/2022

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