Natural Gas Pipeline Safety | National Grid
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Did you know natural gas pipelines are the safest energy transportation system in the United States? We are committed to making them even safer.

In accordance with federal regulations, some segments along transmission pipelines have been designated as High Consequence Areas (HCAs) and supplemental hazard assessment and prevention programs (called Integrity Management Programs) have been developed.

National Grid is guided by an Integrity Management Program (IMP), which has been developed in accordance with rules established by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and local state regulatory agencies, which govern the program. The IMP was developed through the cooperation of industry experts, from both within and outside of National Grid, and meets or exceeds all federal requirements. The primary goal is to continuously improve safety by identifying, assessing and managing risks to natural gas pipelines.

Meter Inspections by National Grid

National Grid is now required by the New York State Public Service Commission to preform periodic leak surveys and corrosion inspections on all meters – even those located indoors. These inspections are performed by Premier, a licensed National Grid contractor, at no cost to our customers. We will reach out to you to schedule the inspection, or you can schedule a time that works best for you by calling Premier at 1-888-802-2010.

Excess Flow Valve Notification

Did you know you can request installation of an Excess Flow Valve (EFV) on your existing gas service line under certain circumstances?  For more information, call National Grid at
781-907-2958 or email.