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20.55.08.00.htm 20.55.08.00. Title 20 PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Subtitle 55 SERVICE SUPPLIED BY GAS COMPANIES Chapter 08 Quality of Service Authority: Public Utilities Article, ยง2-121 and 5-101, Annotated Code of Maryland
20.55.08.01.htm 20.55.08.01. 01 Purity Requirements.. All gas supplied to customers shall be substantially free of impurities which may cause corrosion of mains or piping or form corrosive or harmful fumes when burned in a properly designed and adjusted burner.
20.55.08.02.htm 20.55.08.02. 02 Pressure Limits.. The operating pressure on a low pressure distribution system shall be such that it will not cause unsafe operation of any connected and properly adjusted low pressure gas burning equipment.
20.55.08.03.htm 20.55.08.03. 03 Pressure Surveys and Records.. A. Pressure Measurements. Each utility shall make a sufficient number of pressure measurements using recording pressure gauges so that it will have a substantially accurate knowledge of the pressures provided to its customers.B. Pressure Records. Pressure records obtained in complying with this regulation shall be retained by the utility for at least 2 years and shall be available for inspection by the Commission's representatives. Notations on ea
20.55.08.04.htm 20.55.08.04. 04 Heating Value Limits.. When the heating value of the gas distributed in the system is under the control of the utility, the following limits shall apply:A. Daily Btu. The average heating value on any one day may not exceed or fall below the total heating value (see COMAR 20.55.03.03B(2) by more than 5 percent, except that the heating value may be increased by more than 5 percent during peak shaving or emergency operations in order to maintain the proper combustibility of th
20.55.08.05.htm 20.55.08.05. 05 Heating Value Determination and Records.. A. Calorimeter or Chromatograph.. 1) The utility shall provide, or designate, a calorimeter, chromatograph, or other device of a type acceptable to the Commission for the regular determination of the heating value of the gas sold.Installation. The equipment used to determine heating value shall be installed in a suitably located testing station acceptable to the Commission and subject to its inspection.3) Accuracy. The accuracy
20.55.08.06.htm 20.55.08.06. 06 Interruption of Service.. A. Endeavor to Avoid Interruptions. Each utility shall make reasonable efforts to avoid interruptions of service, but when interruptions occur, service shall be re-established within the shortest time practicable, consistent with safety.B. Notification to Commission. Each utility shall notify the Commission by telephone or telegraph of any interruption to the service of a major portion of its distribution system.C. Planned Interruptions.
20.55.08.9999.htm 20.55.08.9999. Administrative History Effective date: July 1, 1964 (Order No. 55567). Chapter revised effective October 21, 1974 (Order No. 60922). Regulation .04A amended effective May 6, 1986 (13:9 Md. R. 1033). Regulation .05 amended effective February 7, 2000 (27:2 Md. R. 146).
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