Damage Prevention: Are the States as Engaged as They Need to Be?. Christina Sames Vice President Operations & Engineering American Gas Association. Today’s Presentation . What we know about excavation damage to distribution pipelines
Operations & Engineering
American Gas Association
American Gas Foundation (AGF) Study
EDP Team included:
Leaks Repaired/1000 Tickets
Third Party (2000-2003) and Excavation (2004)
Excavation Damages per 1000 Tickets
Note: AL’s effective enforcement began 2000
– Everyone must be in the pool
(pull them in if you have to)
Which of these 9 elements is most effective in reducing excavation damages?
Which of the 9 elements is most difficult to achieve?