Find all posts by Sooner. Originally Posted by Sooner Atco is doing the gas meter switch in our 40 yr old hood. Underground Tech is expensive but way easier and faster than monument of a trench, conduit, concrete etc.
Check with your local permit issuer as codes can vary in different cities, the code for trenching clearances falls under transportation not B149 gas code. Find More Posts by plumbstupid. Where the line enters and exits the ground I like to sleeve it within another pipe to protect if from the weedeater, etc.
Thats why you always call before you dig could save your life and lots of money on repairing something down the road.
The distance in most yards is really irrelevant because PE pipe and tracer is only about. Your area may be different.
Do they make a big mess of the lawn 1 year old sod? Last edited by theoldwizard1; 07-23-2013 at 05: The risers and valves on both sides with your properly built swing joints are the most expensive part of your underground assembly, use 2.
Find all posts by Double-Eh. Find More Posts by theoldwizard1. Once your finished it has to be inspected and passed by a city inspector. Jan 2010 Location: I'm sure it was a do it your self job from the way he talked.
Think of someone digging it up in the future - they get to hit a gas line and source of ignition all at the same time! So when you are trying to find your pipe down the road it won't be next to the tracer wire giving the person locating it incorrect info.
Makes a nice clean trench and the auger piles the dirt in a little pile right next to it making backfillng very easy. Aug 2007 Location: You might want to run an internet cable. Originally Posted by waterninja Caber, You absoulotly correct.