NYSEG and RG&E Take to the Sky to Help Ensure Safe, Reliable Service
Rochester, NY – NYSEG and RG&E, subsidiaries of Iberdrola USA, will be inspecting their natural gas transmission pipeline rights of way from low-flying helicopters today and tomorrow in parts of Niagara, Livingston, Ontario, Monroe, Wayne and Seneca counties. In the event of inclement weather the schedule will be pushed out.
“We are conducting routine inspections of our natural gas transmission pipeline rights of way and other facilities to help ensure safe, reliable delivery of natural gas to our customers,” said Mark S. Lynch, president of NYSEG and RG&E. “These lines are the backbone of our natural gas delivery system, and we want to spot potential problems and correct them before they inconvenience our customers.”
Lynch said helicopter inspections are quick and efficient, and the helicopters provide an excellent vantage point.