CRITERIA FOR TECHNICALLY FEASIBLE DOMESTIC PNG CONNECTION
1(a) A technically feasible area/locality/ society / building shall have provision to lay MDPE pipelines and its lanes shall have free accessibility for fire tender in case of any emergency.
The under-developed slum areas, water-logging areas, places with soak pits, narrow lanes that do not have room for excavation and/or the narrow and/ or crowded lanes which prevent accessing the area in case of emergency and structurally unstable buildings shall be considered technically not feasible.
1(b) A technically feasible domestic PNG connection shall have provision for connecting the customer’s premises with the service MDPE line with the riser for the customers building.
The connectivity service pipeline to customers building from the mainline should be possible without posing any hindrance or safety hazard.
3(a)-Pipeline route should not encompass any portion where pipe shall remain hanging after installation i.e., without any support. 3(b)- The support shall be a permanent structure like concrete wall. 3(c)- Pipe shall enter kitchen/ bathroom directly, without passing through any other room like living room, bedroom etc. However, any alternative open-to-atmosphere routes, regardless of the pipeline length involved, shall be acceptable. 3(d)-Pipe shall not enter the kitchen/bathroom from the roof ceiling but always through vertical walls. 3(e) - Pipe/ meter shall be installed at a minimum distance of 300mm from any electrical point/cable, cooking appliance or gas heater the vicinity of any electrical utility.