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Interpretation Response #PI-71-0112 ([Connecticut Public Utilities Commission] [Mr. Robert H. Flanders])

Below is the interpretation response detail and a list of regulations sections applicable to this response.

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: Connecticut Public Utilities Commission

Individual Name: Mr. Robert H. Flanders

Location State: CT Country: US

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Response text:


June 11, 1971

Mr. Robert H. Flanders
Connecticut Public Utilities Commission
State Office Building
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, Connecticut 06115

Dear Mr. Flanders:

Confirming your telephone conversation of June 8, 1971, with Mr. Paul Cory of my staff we have interpreted 49 CFR, Section 192.723(b)(1) as follows:

It is not necessary to have a probe inserted into manholes or into cracks in pavements or sidewalks. It is necessary that your flame-ionization equipment pass over all such area in such a manner that the presence of gas leaking through cracks or the accumulation of gas within manholes would be detected.

If we can be of further assistance, please let us know.

Joseph C. Caldwell
Acting Director
Office of Pipeline Safety

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
192.723 Distribution systems: Leakage surveys