||Text of BMP
||All operators must be a member of the Utility Notification Center of Colorado.
||"d. One Call participation. As to any pipelines over which the Commission has jurisdiction, each operator shall become a member of the Utility ...
||All pipeline repairs must first meet the installation requirements in this section.
||"b. Repair. (2) No operator shall use any pipe, valve, or fitting in repairing pipeline facilities unless the components meet the installation ...
||Before operating a flowline it must be tested to maximum operating pressure.
||"e. Pressure testing of flowlines. (1) Before operating a segment of flowline it shall be tested to maximum anticipated operating pressure. In ...
||Flowlines operating at less than 15 psig are exempt from pressure testing requirements
||"e. Pressure testing of flowlines. (2) Flowline segments operating at less than fifteen (15) psig are excepted from pressure testing requirements."
||Markers must be installed to designate pipeline locations.
||"c. Marking. (1) In designated high density areas, and where crossing public rights-of-way or utility easement, a marker shall be installed and ...
||Operator must fix pipeline failure in reasonable time or stop work.
||"a. Maintenance. (2) Whenever an operator discovers any condition that could adversely affect the safe and proper operation of its pipeline, it shall ...
||Operator must prepare and submit an emergency response plan to local authorities.
||"e. Emergency response. As to gathering lines with segments subject to safety regulation by the Office of Pipeline Safety, U.S. Department of ...
||Operator must take precautions to prevent pipeline failures
||"a. Maintenance. (1) Each operator shall take reasonable precautions to prevent failures, leakage and corrosion of pipelines."
||Pipeline must be able to prevent failure corrosion and withstand operating pressures while still in service.
||"b. Design. Each component of a pipeline shall be designed and installed to prevent failure from corrosion and to withstand anticipated operating ...
||Pipeline must be compatible with substances to be transported
||"a. Material. (1) Materials for pipe and other components of pipelines shall be: B. Compatible with the substances to be transported."
||Pipeline must be locatable by a tracer line adjacent to buried nonmetallic pipelines
||"a. Material. (1) Materials for pipe and other components of pipelines shall be: C. Locatable by a tracer line or location device placed adjacent to ...
||Pipeline must have cover for protection from damage. Crop land covers must be minimum of 3 feet.
||"c. Cover. (1) All installed pipelines shall have cover sufficient to protect them from damage. On crop land, all pipelines shall have a minimum ...
||Pipeline must maintain structural integrity under temperature, pressure, and other conditions
||"a. Material. (1) Materials for pipe and other components of pipelines shall be: A. Able to maintain the structural integrity of the pipeline under ...
||Pipeline trenches must be maintained in order to correct subsidence and minimize erosion.
||"d. Excavation, backfill and reclamation. (2) On crop lands and non-crop lands, pipeline trenches shall be maintained in order to correct subsidence ...
||Proper labeling of markers with specific details
||"c. Marking. (2) The following shall be written legibly on a background of sharply contrasting color on each line marker: "Warning", "Caution" or ...
||Repairs must be in a safe manner and monitored by an operator.
||"b. Repair. (1) Each operator shall, in repairing its pipelines, ensure that the repairs are made in a safe manner and are made so as to prevent ...
||Steps involved with pipeline abandonment
||"1103. ABANDONMENT: Each pipeline abandoned in place shall be disconnected from all sources and supplies of natural gas and petroleum, purged of ...
||When pipelines cross crop lands, the operator must segregate topsoil and trenches must be backfilled.
||"d. Excavation, backfill and reclamation. (1) When pipelines cross crop lands, unless waived by the surface owner, the operator shall segregate ...
||With a written agreement from the surface owner, a pipeline may be built where the minimum cover can not be attained.
||"c. Cover. (2) Where an underground structure, geologic, economic or other uncontrollable condition prevent pipelines from being installed with ...