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Kansas natural gas line update
your safety matters

We’re updating natural gas lines throughout Kansas to keep you and your community safe, now and in the future.

You and your family need and deserve safe, reliable energy, and Black Hills Energy is always looking ahead to make sure we deliver. That’s why we’re proactively updating aging natural gas lines in your area.

Project details

Beginning in 2019, you’ll see us working in your neighborhoods and streets, installing new natural gas lines. While the current natural gas lines are still safe, it’s time to begin updating these natural gas lines with modern technology. The new gas lines require less maintenance, improve our ability to precisely locate natural gas lines, and are installed using the latest materials and methods.

You may notice Black Hills Energy crews and contractors working in your neighborhood to replace natural gas lines and gas meters. This process includes locating and marking underground utility lines. You may notice flags and paint in your yard or around your neighborhood that identify where phone, cable, electric, fiber, water, sewer and gas utility lines are located.

Besides potential construction work in the area, your natural gas service might be interrupted for a minimal amount of time. We’ll contact you directly should we need to temporarily disrupt your natural gas service.

We appreciate your cooperation and patience as we deliver an advanced, modern gas system that will safely and reliably serve you and generations of Kansans to come.

Project schedule

Garden City project Estimated time frame
Wagon Wheel June 30, 2019 – October 29, 2019
Liberal projects Estimated time frame
Northeast Liberal trunk line project March 1, 2019 – May 31, 2019
Southwest Liberal low pressure project March 1, 2019 – October 31, 2019
Southeast Liberal project August 1, 2019 – November 31, 2019
Norwich project Estimated time frame
Norwich project June 1, 2019 – October 15, 2019
Plevna project Estimated time frame
Plevna project October 15, 2019 – November 15, 2019
Wichita projects Estimated time frame
West Wichita I project March 1, 2019 – May 31, 2019
West Wichita II project June 3, 2019 – September 27, 2019
Northwest Wichita project September 30, 2019 – October 11, 2019
West Wichita III project October 14, 2019 – December 20, 2019

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We understand construction can impact your life and business. We’re carefully planning our work and are committed to keeping you informed.

More information

For more information about this project or concerns during construction, you can contact us at 888-890-5554, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. CT. 

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