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Old 3/10/10, 4:57 PM
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Default Gas Meter Connection

I have never seen this before. There is a piece of corrugated pipe connecting this meter. It is the BLACK peice of material at black iron pipe. Any thoughts???


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Old 3/10/10, 5:01 PM
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I'd say it belongs to the utility company. Their equipment, their rules.

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Old 3/11/10, 2:27 PM
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Agree with Jeff.

Also, since it is located on an apparent patio (of sorts), I would make note of the potential for damage from bicycles, lawn mowers, bbq grills, etc...

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