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52 Pa. Code § 59.31. Service from production or transmission lines.

§ 59.31. Service from production or transmission lines.

 (a)  Conditions of service. Service to applicants directly from production or transmission lines which are not part of the distribution system from which customers are normally supplied shall be furnished under conditions stated in the tariff rules and regulations of the utility.

 (b)  Excess pressure protection. If the pressure from lines governed by this section is reduced to standard service pressure for use by the customer, the installation shall be provided with adequate over-pressure protection to prevent the pressure from exceeding two pounds per square inch in the event of regulator failure.

 (c)  Cost of equipment. The utility may require a customer served directly from a line governed by this section to provide and install the regulator and excess pressure protective device necessary to render service, or the utility may provide such equipment and make a reasonable charge for the equipment and its installation.

 (d)  Location of equipment. If a customer is served directly from a line governed by this section, the regulator and meter shall be located as closely as possible to the point where the line is tapped.

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  59.17 (relating to furnishing of meters and regulations).

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