If you are having trouble paying your utility bill, ask your utility if you are eligible for hardship status. If you are not eligible for hardship status, ask about enrolling in a COVID-19 payment plan. Effective March 18, 2020, PURA is no longer requiring paper copies of documents filed electronically through the web filing system. To All PURA Filers: PURA is scheduled to launch its new electronic filing system on Friday, May 14, 2021. In preparation for the launch, narrated tutorials and other information has been posted on PURA's "Announcement of New Case Management System" page. FILING MORATORIUM, Friday, May 7 - Thursday, May 13: PURA’s current web-filing system will be unavailable after close of business Thursday, May 6 at 5 p.m. The new electronic filing system will go live Friday, May 14 at 8 a.m. No filings will be accepted and no documents will be posted by PURA during this transition period. Outside filers should plan accordingly. Any compliance filings due during this period may be filed on Friday, May 14 and will be deemed timely filed.  (Announcement of New Case Management System)

Gas Pipeline Safety

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) is responsible for pipeline safety in Connecticut. 

Emergencies:

Additional Safety Information:

What are the safety concerns for gas meters?

Are there gas pipes for which I am responsible?

Connecticut's excavation damage prevention program

Background Information:

What is natural gas?

What is Liquified Natural Gas (LNG)?

How does natural gas get to Connecticut?

What are the segments of the natural gas industry?

What transmission pipelines serve Connecticut?

What do transmission pipelines look like?

How is natural gas transported throughout Connecticut?

Are certain propane systems subject to PURA oversight?

What is Gas Pipeline Safety?

What is the Gas Pipeline Safety Unit Inspection Program?

Propane Company Information:

Information for the Propane Industry

Contact Information:

PURA Gas Pipeline Safety Unit
Karl Baker Public Utilities Supervisor of Technical Analysis karl.baker@ct.gov 860-827-2661
Bruce Benson Public Utilities Engineer III bruce.benson@ct.gov 860-827-2641
Daniel Nivison Public Utilities Engineer III daniel.nivison@ct.gov 860-827-2780
John DePaolo Public Utilities Engineer II john.depaolo@ct.gov 860-827-2604
Daniel Tomasino Public Utilities Engineer II daniel.tomasino@ct.gov 860-827-2877
Kevin Dowling Public Utilities Engineer II kevin.dowling@ct.gov 860-827-2676

Content last updated March 2021