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Distribution Integrity Management Program (DIMP)

Great Plains Natural Gas Co. routinely evaluates and prioritizes risks to validate the integrity of the distribution gas pipelines so they continue to be operated in a safe and responsible manner without interruptions.

In order to keep up with state and federal laws, GPNG has identified sections of pipe for replacement based on physical and operation & maintenance components.

These type of replacement projects are not new, in the past GPNG has successfully replaced sections of main and services in the following cities.

Main (LF.) Services (EA)
Minnesota    
2018 Clarkfield 21679 242
Pelican Rapids 27983 151
2019 Montevideo 40760 549
Pelican Rapids 12354 134
2020 Montevideo 43188 567
2021 (NEW) Montevideo 42700 560

 

Below is information for the DIMP replacement projects that may affect GPNG customers this year.

 

MONTEVIDEO, MINNESOTA | PIPELINE REPLACEMENT PROJECT | 2021 SSIP REPLACEMENT PROJECT
APPROXIMATE START DATE: APRIL 01, 2021

Great Plains Natural Gas Co. will be replacing existing natural gas mains and services in the city of Montevideo, Minnesota in 2021. The entire project is expected to take approximately six to seven months depending on weather conditions and any other unanticipated delays. However, work at specific properties may take only one week. The project will only require a short interruption to your gas service. A GPNG representative will contact affected customers to schedule a brief shut off and relight of appliances.

If you have questions or concerns about the project please call 877-267-4764.

See the outlined area on the map below for more detail on streets affected.