Gas Engineering and Operations

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The City of Palo Alto Gas Engineering Section is responsible for planning, designing, budgeting and construction of major capital improvements to the city’s gas distribution system. This program replaces approximately 30,000 linear feet of gas mains and 500 services each year.

The Gas Operations Section is responsible for maintaining, operating and regulatory compliance of the city’s gas distribution system.

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 Capital Improvement Program

 New Construction

If you need a new gas service or meter installation due to new construction, addition or remodeling of a building in Palo Alto, look for information in the new services and meters menu to the left.




We Are #CommunityPowered - Celebrating Public Power & Natural Gas Week

Oct 7-13, join us in celebrating your community-owned utility empowering Palo Alto for over 100 years!


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Annual Walking and Mobile Gas Leak Survey In Progress

This routine safety check is conducted every year to ensure the safety of all who live and work in Palo Alto.



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Upgrade Downtown - Construction Underway

Updates on construction work, maps, road closures, parking, contact info.


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Gas Safety Awareness Phone Surveys Conducted in December

Annual federally-mandated survey evaluates customer awareness about gas safety and protocols for who to call before digging or in the event of an emergency.


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City of Palo Alto Leads the Way in Sustainability

PaloAltoGreen Gas is the First Green-e Climate Certified Natural Gas Offset Program Offered by a Municipal Utility



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Crossbores---Gas & Sewer Safety Inspection Program
Since July 2011, the Utilities Department has been actively implementing the next phase of its gas-sewer crossbore inspection program.
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Smart, Safe and Green Fun Zone
Videos, games and other delights to educate young people about utilities conservation and safety.
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