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Gas Policies & Statistics

 

 Download a Printable PDF of the Gas Department Policies (Updated January 30, 2017)

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 19.256
3″ – 4″ 3″ – 4″ Steel 77.466
2″ and less Steel 89.898
Total Steel Mains 189.658 Miles 78.404 %
3″ – 4″ Plastic 8.330
2″ and less 2″ and less Plastic 43.909
Total Plastic Mains 52.240 Miles 21.596 %
Grand Total of Mains 241.898 Miles

Gas Services

Material Number Percentage of System
Steel 6,681 64.845 %
Plastic 3,622 35.155 %
Total Number of Services 10,303

Average Yearly Consumption

Customer Class Quantity (CCF) Number of Customers
Residential 695 8,538
Commercial 2,487 1,415
Industrial 56,466 72
Total Number of Customers 10,025

Annual Gas Supply

Source Quantity (MMBtu) Percent of Total Production
BP Canada, J. Aron & Tenaska Energy
Sales & Transportation
4,143,153 100%
Peak Shaving Plant 0 0%
Total Gas Supply 4,324,101

Watertown Daily Consumption Requirements

Peak Day
(MMBtu)
Minimum Day
(MMBtu)
Average Day
(MMBtu)
Average Summer
(MMBtu)
Average Winter
(MMBtu)
24,066 8,847 11,351 10,405 16,380

Watertown Hourly Consumption Requirements

Peak Hour
(MMBtu)
Minimum Hour
(MMBtu)
Average Hour
{MMBtu)
Average Summer
(MMBtu)
Average Winter
(MMBtu)
1,504 340 473 433 683