Gas Policies & Statistics

Gas Department Policies

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Gas Statistics

Peak Shaving Plant

Facility Quantity Size Year Installed
Storage Tanks 8 30,000 gallons ea. 1968
Liquid Pumps 2 20 gpm ea. 1992
1 65 gpm 1992
Vaporizer 1 4000 gpm 1992
Air Compressors 2 900 cubic feet / min ea. 1992
Total Plant Capacity 270 MMBtu / hour  

Gas Mains

Size Material Mileage Percent of System
10" Steel 3.04  
6" - 8" Steel 19.302  
3" - 4" 3" - 4" Steel 76.823  
2" and less Steel 89.841  
Total Steel Mains 188.999 Miles 79.97 %
3" - 4" Plastic 7.33  
2" and less 2" and less Plastic 40.012  
Total Plastic Mains 47.342 Miles 20.03 %
Grand Total of Mains 236.341 Miles  

Gas Services

Material Number Percentage of System
Steel 6,745 66.92 %
Plastic 3,334 33.08 %
Total Number of Services 10,079  

Average Yearly Consumption

Customer Class Quantity (CCF) Number of Customers
Residential 878 8,343
Commercial 4,753 1,334
Industrial 40,297 68
     
Total Number of Customers 9,745

Annual Gas Supply

Source Quantity (MMBtu) Percent of Total Production
BP Canada, J. Aron & Tenaska Energy
Sales & Transportation
4,670,924 100%
Peak Shaving Plant 0 0%
Total Gas Supply 4,670,924  

Watertown Daily Consumption Requirements

Peak Day
(MMBtu)
Minimum Day
(MMBtu)
Average Day
(MMBtu)
Average Summer
(MMBtu)
Average Winter
(MMBtu)
21,743 8,150 12,797 9,919 16,921

Watertown Hourly Consumption Requirements

Peak Hour
(MMBtu)
Minimum Hour
(MMBtu)
Average Hour
{MMBtu)
Average Summer
(MMBtu)
Average Winter
(MMBtu)
1,076 340 533 413 705

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