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 19.295  
3" - 4" 3" - 4" Steel 77.012  
2" and less Steel 89.841  
Total Steel Mains 189.188 Miles 79.04 %
3" - 4" Plastic 8.135  
2" and less 2" and less Plastic 42.027  
Total Plastic Mains 50.162 Miles 20.953 %
Grand Total of Mains 239.351 Miles  

Gas Services

Material Number Percentage of System
Steel 6,732 66.19 %
Plastic 3,438 33.81 %
Total Number of Services 10,170  

Average Yearly Consumption

Customer Class Quantity (CCF) Number of Customers
Residential 693 8,480
Commercial 2,511 1,391
Industrial 55,566 69
     
Total Number of Customers 9,940

Annual Gas Supply

Source Quantity (MMBtu) Percent of Total Production
BP Canada, J. Aron & Tenaska Energy
Sales & Transportation
4,561,194 100%
Peak Shaving Plant 0 0%
Total Gas Supply 4,561,194  

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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