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Natural Gas

By | Excavation, Plumbing, Understanding your home | 2 Comments

A neighbor is just getting natural gas piped to their home and I am being kind enough to assist Intermountain Gas in allowing them to tap into our line and essentially branch off. This is the second time this has come up so far. It turns out that the system’s pressure runs at 55LBS and each one is just given 7 water column inches (WCI) barely any; in fact it can be stopped with finger pressure. I was told that the 55# line could handle another 26 homes. It is possible that the environmental damage done outweighs the benefits of…

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