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Gas Statistics (updated 01/14/2021)

Peak Shaving Plant

Facility Quantity Size Year Installed
Storage Tanks 8 30,000 gallons ea. 1968
Liquid Pumps 2 20 gpm ea. 1992
1 65 gpm 1992
Vaporizer 1 4000 gpm 1992
Air Compressors 2 900 cubic feet / min ea. 1992
Total Plant Capacity 270 MMBtu / hour

Gas Mains

Size Material Mileage Percent of System
10″ Steel 3.04
6″ – 8″ Steel 19.347
3″ – 4″ 3″ – 4″ Steel 77.212
2″ and less Steel 89.894
Total Steel Mains 189.223 Miles 77.73 %
3″ – 4″ Plastic 8.805
2″ and less 2″ and less Plastic 47.460
Total Plastic Mains 56.276 Miles 22.269 %
Grand Total of Mains 245.51 Miles

Gas Services

Material Number Percentage of System
Steel 6,633 63.09 %
Plastic 3,880 36.91 %
Total Number of Services 10,513

Average Yearly Consumption

Customer Class Quantity (CCF) Number of Customers
Residential 710 8,836
Commercial 2,380 1,519
Industrial 53,940 84
Total Number of Customers 10,439

Annual Gas Supply

Source Quantity (MMBtu) Percent of Total Production
BP Canada, J. Aron & Sequent Energy
Sales & Transportation
5,002,325 100%
Peak Shaving Plant 0 0%
Total Gas Supply 5,002,325

Watertown Daily Consumption Requirements

Peak Day
(MMBtu)
Minimum Day
(MMBtu)
Average Day
(MMBtu)
Average Summer
(MMBtu)
Average Winter
(MMBtu)
25,642 9,800 13,705 10,500 17,950

Watertown Hourly Consumption Requirements

Peak Hour
(MMBtu)
Minimum Hour
(MMBtu)
Average Hour
{MMBtu)
Average Summer
(MMBtu)
Average Winter
(MMBtu)
1,205 400 570 440 750