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Be aware of pipeline markers in your
neighborhood and at your worksite

Many pipeline companies regularly to be a quiet neighbor and provide course between markers. while markers
inspect their rightsot-way using air, you with this important intorrnation are helptul in locating pipelines, they

toot or vehicle patrols. These trained to help it you suspect a problem in do not provide intormation such as

inspectors look for potential danger to your area. Pipeline companies take the how many pipelines are below or the
pipelines suoh as construction activity sate operation or their intrastructure depth or the lines. The primary tunction

or signs or gas or llquid leaks. These seriously whioh includes protecting or these markers is to identity the

inspections along their pipeline routes your tamily, your property and the location or the pipeline generally as an

are to ensure the security and integrity environment. laecause or this diligence, alert to those who might be working

nf their lines. incidents are very rare. along the pipeline corridor tor another

. . . . . ’lity orduring the construction or

npelinecompanies keepin touch l-‘oryoursatety, pipelines aremarked ““ _ _

on a regular basis with emergency by above ground signs to provide h""“5 °’ "“““°"‘.“ "why" Y““_"‘}‘°“‘d
wfficialsand workwithlooalemer enc anindication ottheir resence b”‘“’“ “”“y "‘*"“““'““’k””‘“

d 1 . 1. .gM_5 Y . M h. P ‘E .31’ . d yourneighborhood.Asthesaying

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uruts. Even though a leak or spill is along the nght-ot-way (a strip ot land 3

extremely unlikely, pipeline companies usually about 75 to lso feet wide that Pipeline markers are important tor

provide ixlfctnnalitm like that which contains a pipeline) or direaly over the satety ot the general public lt is a

you will find an the lollowing pages the pipeline itselt. These markers are tedei-al crime tor any person to willtully

that will prepare you in the event that generally yellow, black and red incolor. detace, damage, remove or destroy any
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