gas main


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gas main

The line from the public utility which supplies gas to the consumer service pipes.
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HOMES were evacuated after vandals ripped out a gas main on Tyneside.
The restoration involved 230 feet of 12-inch steel gas main running under the deck of a bridge, crossing six-lane Interstate 287.
Road builders damaged the incoming gas main while excavating with a mechanical digger at Lavender Hall Lane, causing the supply to 2,500 ho mes to be lost.
A MAJOR roadworks scheme is set to start in Calderdale to replace old gas mains.
Homes in Bacup, Waterfoot, Rawtenstall, Newchurch and Crawshawbooth have been without gas for two days since a ruptured gas main set light to an overhead power cable in Holme Lane, Rawtenstall.
The old cast iron gas main is being replaced by a plastic pipe.
215 lineal feet of 2 polyethylene gas main, 1,610 lineal feet of 4 polyethylene gas main, 3,080 lineal feet of 6 polyethylene gas main, 450 lineal feet of 2 polyethylene gas main directionally drilled, 85 lineal feet of 4 polyethylene gas main directionally drilled, 360 lineal feet of 6 polyethylene gas main directionally drilled, reconnection of 44 existing gas services to the proposed mains with new services and curb boxes, 22,160 square feet of various thickness of sidewalk, and other miscellaneous items.
The work is part of NGN's annual pounds 63m investment to upgrade the gas main network across the North East and Yorkshire.
Nationwide, utility procedures vary for removing water from the gas main.
TWENTY people were evacuated from their homes after heat from a car fire melted a gas main.
System improvements in Aquila's Kansas gas operations during the past four years include: new gas main lines, individual gas service lines, gas pressure regulators and gas meters.