Spectra Energy updates council

Plans are underway to replace some of Spectra Energy’s pipeline in the Cariboo region.

Plans are underway to replace some of Spectra Energy’s pipeline in the Cariboo region.

During a presentation to city council Tuesday, July 19, representatives for the company said projects are slated for the Deep Creek, Williams Lake and Lac La Hache areas.

At Deep Creek, 700 metres of 30-inch pipe and 900 metres of 36-inch pipe will be replaced, with the work expected to take place in the spring to fall of 2017.

North of Williams Lake the company will upgrade crossovers but installing a new one and attaching it to the existing natural gas pipeline system and make modifications to an existing crossover assembly.

Work being done now and into September 2016, at Lac La Hache, will see 500 metres of a 30-inch segment and two kilometers of a 36-inch segment replaced, as well as a sales check valve.

Spectra will remove an existing crossover assembly and install a single 24-inch crossover at 108 Mile Ranch.

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