PG&E is committed to the safety of the communities it serves and is working every day to enhance gas pipeline safety throughout northern and central California.
PG&E uses cutting-edge technology to inspect its nearly 7,000 miles of gas transmission and 42,000 miles of gas distribution pipelines.
Valve automation improves PG&E's ability to quickly shut off the flow of gas in the event of a significant change in pressure.
PG&E has replaced all 2,243 miles of its cast iron and steel gas distribution pipe, leading to fewer leaks—good for safety and the environment.
PG&E regularly surveys its 70,000-square mile service area by foot, vehicle, air and even by boat.
Building on its efforts to enhance pipeline safety, PG&E has been an industry leader in supporting new technology.
Trees and structures can pose threats to safety and emergency access for first responders in an emergency or natural disaster.
THE FACTS ON A SAFER GAS SYSTEM
PG&E is working every day to build the safest and most reliable 21st century gas infrastructure.
2,270 miles of pipeline
208 automated valves
all 6,750 miles of gas transmission pipeline for leaks
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