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Excavato rs Ta ke N ote'
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Natural Gas Companies Now Using
High Density Polyethylene Pipe
s systenr sat'ety and semee tu ensure puhhe sat'ety and systenr WC can bc bored range, d,.mm.,.
rcllablllty eunnnne to be rcllablllty," saml veetren CoIpl.»mllun’~ ca,,.pm.d tr, Mm»; Pm, Wlucl,
mallow loeus areas ln the Trarey Bryant, manager at dzlnlagc ,mP.,_,r,Ls.,1m bmng Pmme. ,0. ,.,,..,.,,1
cnurgy rnrlustry, many pm\'cnkl<ln and pubhr awareness. SQ5 ((|n1P[|n]Q_~‘_

natural gas eunrpanres are chl.»<l~'lng to "we want exeavaturs and anyhurly H ,

use black Hlgh Denslty Pnlyethylene plsrformlng dlgglng artmtres to It ~ 1%! 6 lairn vnvm d-mlblt‘ Pmdurh
(HDPE) plpc to transport therr prnelurt rccugnlzc the lalaek plpc \’\’|[1'\yL‘u(l\'\’ W1“°}“> Why °><=",""‘“'> W'1'b°%‘"”
whrle many natural gas unhnes have stnpes as an acllvc natural gas hne rt Wills t1u~ ‘)«'”l’° 0! PIPC more <>‘tL‘r-r
tmdltlnnally used yellow Mcdlum they rome zlcm~'~ the new hne whllc W“ 5'>’""‘» ‘“ ‘ml VL“"“" Win“
Densrty Polycthylcnc (MDPE) plpc, dlgglng." “"8 “D95 WP“ ‘W "Pm" "' 2”‘?
the Change ,5 m,Pm_,m In kmw ,0, H‘ ‘I “ X f h‘ ‘H MDPE anrl c><clIl~lvL‘ly ln late 2017, as we re
my cxmam m mnmdm Pmmmmg e ar%estuserr.1» t ‘es/t‘ OE’ mplaung our natural gas rnlrastrnetnre
mggmg m“.,,,m1-1m,b‘,“,u~ Plldm 1; h<HmI||m lz->~ Nil "Hon thmughrrutlnrlrana and ohm.
ehtterenee bctwccn the twu types of ‘“ "" '3’ °‘”’“‘“l °X““"" "'* ‘““ W, 1 \ lh . HDPE .d .,. ‘L

PM ‘5 HDPE PM ‘5 black Wm‘ ydlw cxplscl to see the black wllh yellow d ff! L‘ L d lnvfd '-V~b'1‘PPU‘

_ h h stnpes HDPE plpc more frcqucntlv as ‘ “W 3“ “ ""-“‘ “H “r “ "
*mP=> VL‘r~"~ MD”; W ‘I '~ >'<‘"°W» R Pmvflm many bcmm mdufig snll made at plasne. Thus, exravatnrs
"The change tu usrng the more durable stronger resrstanre to pressures W‘ M04 10 wnmluv Pmmclnlz We
HDPE prpe rs nne ot the many eirorts anrl external lorees anrl longer lrle d‘EK"'E§ mL‘a>ur=>» W

the natural gas rnrlustry rs dmng cxplsclzlncy. Addltmnzllly, the HDPE

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