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19.07.2019

What is the Lowell Area Gas Modernization Project?

National Grid is standardizing the gas main between Lowell and Tewksbury to enhance the overall safety and reliability of the existing gas distribution network through inline inspection technology, also referred to as a “Smart Pig”. Smart Pig technology utilizes sensors which are capable of detecting changes in pipe wall thickness and internal and external anomalies, such as third party damages or corrosion.

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