Pipeline Emergency

A pipeline emergency exists whenever the failure of a pipeline allows the escape of a liquid or gas, which may end in an emergency:

1. The Responsible Pipeline Company Will:
a) Detect and locate the pipeline leaks and identify the escaping gas or liquid.
b) Advise the appropriate public authorities and other concerned parties of the emergency.
c) Take action to control the escape of the liquid or gas.
d) Assist public authorities to safeguard the public and property.
e) Clean up the damaged area and restore to its original state.

2. The Emergency Services Will:
a) Utilize the Area 6 Call-Out procedure to inform companies with information of the leak.
b) Safeguard the public and evacuate people as necessary.
c) Assist pipeline company to clear hazardous conditions.
d) Return people when evacuated area is safe.
e) Assist other authorities in adjacent areas as necessary.