Natural Gas

Responsibilities

The Gas Section provides a safe, reliable supply of natural gas to the citizens of Las Cruces. The Gas Section operates and manages a gas system consisting of more than 1,000 miles of gas mains and service lines, while providing service to approximately 40,000 combined residential, commercial and industrial meter connections. 

Sub-Sections

Gas is divided into five sub-sections.

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  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  1. Construction & Maintenance
  2. Corrosion Control
  3. Locating & Mapping
  4. Operations & Compliance
  5. Pressure & Service

Duties

Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the system through rehabilitation programs and new construction projects. This sub-section installs gas lines, builds regulator stations, and performs gas line repairs.