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Environment & Safety

Safety is Adelphia Gateway's Top Priority

Read more below about our commitment to ensure the safe and reliable operation of Adelphia Gateway.


Pipeline integrity has been confirmed with pressure testing at 150 percent of the maximum allowable operating pressure.

Regular inspections using a tool called a "smart pig" will be used to monitor pipe integrity.


Skilled personnel oversee operations to ensure pipeline safety and integrity.

Valves are located along the pipeline to isolate gas flow.

Pipeline operations are continuously monitored 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


Routine visual and in-line inspections will meet or exceeed federal regulations and standards.

Routine aerial patrols of the pipeline right-of-way are conducted to identify potential risks, such as third-party excavation, encroachments or changes in right-of-way conditions.

Pipeline Markers

Pipeline markers and warning signs are visible along the pipeline right-of-way.

Markers identify the product and contact information in case of emergency.

811 number serves as a reminder to call before you dig to prevent third-party damage. PA One Call is the law.

Emergency Response Training

Adelphia Gateway will coordinate with and offer training to first responders along its route.

Operations and Maintenance

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Our pipelines are operated and maintained to rigorous standards. These include:

  • Continuous 24/7 monitoring of the pipeline system from our computerized control center
  • Ensuring employees and contractors are adequately trained
  • Inspection and monitoring of cathodic protection systems to prevent external corrosion
  • Security measures, including fenced and locked facilities and 24/7 monitoring of security cameras at all facilities
  • Regular inspection and maintenance of valves, pumps and other equipment
  • Damage prevention program
  • Pipeline integrity management program
  • Public awareness program

Damage Prevention Program

Adelphia Gateway LLC has an aggressive damage prevention program which includes the following:

  • Routine aerial patrol of pipeline right-of-ways basis dependent on weather conditions
  • Visible Pipeline markers to mark the location of the pipeline
  • Daily patrol of the pipeline by pipeline personnel
  • Membership and participation in PA One Call and national Call Before You Dig – 811 programs
  • On-site observation of excavation activities near the pipeline
  • Comprehensive public awareness program to educate the public, excavators, emergency responders and public officials about pipeline safety
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