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 76.722  
2" and less Steel 89.92  
Total Steel Mains 188.984 Miles 80.47 %
3" - 4" Plastic 7.23  
2" and less 2" and less Plastic 38.63  
Total Plastic Mains 45.86 Miles 19.53 %
Grand Total of Mains 234.844 Miles  

Gas Services

Material Number Percentage of System
Steel 6,763 67.60 %
Plastic 3,241 32.40 %
Total Number of Services 10,004  

Average Yearly Consumption

Customer Class Quantity (CCF) Number of Customers
Residential 855 8,394
Commercial 3,705 1,298
Industrial 30,999 76
Interruptible 103,056 16
Total Number of Customers 9,784

Annual Gas Supply

Source Quantity (MMBtu) Percent of Total Production
BP Canada, J. Aron & Tenaska Energy
Sales & Transportation
4,596,698 100%
Peak Shaving Plant 0 0%
Total Gas Supply 4,596,698  

Watertown Daily Consumption Requirements

Peak Day
(MMBtu)
Minimum Day
(MMBtu)
Average Day
(MMBtu)
Average Summer
(MMBtu)
Average Winter
(MMBtu)
21,743 8,891 12,594 8,930 15,782

Watertown Hourly Consumption Requirements

Peak Hour
(MMBtu)
Minimum Hour
(MMBtu)
Average Hour
{MMBtu)
Average Summer
(MMBtu)
Average Winter
(MMBtu)
1,076 370 525 372 657

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