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Interpretation Response #PI-76-009 ([West Virginia Public Service Commission] [T. K. Spalding])

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

Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date:

Company Name: West Virginia Public Service Commission

Individual Name: T. K. Spalding

Location State: WV Country: US

View the Interpretation Document

Response text:

February 26, 1976

Mr. T. K. Spalding
Director, Gas Pipeline Safety Division
West Virginia Public Service Commission
Charleston, WV 25305

Dear Mr. Spalding:

This responds to your letter dated November 5, 1975, in which you questioned "How often must
individual anodes be monitored on an unprotected bare transmission or distribution pipeline that
has 'hot spot' protection, which 'hot spot' protection would include the anodes installed in
connection with corrosion-leak repair clamps?"

Under 49 CFR Part 192, Subpart I, Requirements for Corrosion Control, there are no monitoring
requirements for monitoring individual anodes. However, Sections 192.457 and 192.465 provide
requirements for the corrosion control and monitoring of bare transmission or distribution
pipelines.

We trust that this will answer your question.

Sincerely,

Cesar DeLeon
Acting Director
Office of Pipeline
Safety Operations

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
192.465 External corrosion control: Monitoring