SaskEnergy Says Investment in Pipeline Safety Paying Off

SaskEnergy Says Investment in Pipeline Safety Paying Off

CJME News

SaskEnergy’s investment in the “know-before-you dig” campaign appears to be showing positive results.

The Crown corporation’s annual report released Tuesday shows a 3.5 per cent reduction in damage to transmission lines.

SaskEnergy has more than 85,000 kilometres of pipelines across the province and the damage is both costly to repair and a major safety concern.

Roughly $109 million was dedicated to ensuring transmission lines were protected and the number of incidents has been reduced by 37 per cent since 2013.

SaskEnergy has also been working on projects to move transmission lines out of major centres while increasing capacity…(Read the full story)

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