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52 Pa. Code § 61.41. Purpose and policy.


§ 61.41. Purpose and policy.

 (a)  The purpose of this section is to prescribe the minimum safety requirements for the design, fabrication, installation, inspection, testing, operation and maintenance of steam distribution systems in this Commonwealth.

 (b)  Public utilities engaged in the distribution of steam by means of a pipeline shall comply with this section.

 (c)  The Commission will have the authority to inspect the distribution systems of steam utilities.

 (d)  This section does not apply to all of the following:

   (1)  Piping and facilities used for or in connection with the generation or production of steam.

   (2)  Piping downstream of the customer’s property line.


   The provisions of this §  61.41 issued under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501 and 1501.


   The provisions of this §  61.41 adopted December 1, 2017, effective December 2, 2017, 47 Pa.B. 7314.

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