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Pipeline Safety Tracker » Washington, DC

Washington, DC

9
Incidents

$1
Fatalities

$7
Injuries

$931K
Property Damages

9
Gas Incidents

$0
Hazardous Liquid Incidents

Read the Washington, DC Pipeline profile from the US DOT

Pipeline Incidents by Cause

'87

1987

1 incidents. Causes:

Incorrect Operation : 100%

'89

1989

1 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 100%

'93

1993

1 incidents. Causes:

Corrosion : 100%

'94

1994

1 incidents. Causes:

Natural Force Damage : 100%

'00

2000

1 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'03

2003

1 incidents. Causes:

Excavation Damage : 100%

'06

2006

1 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 100%

'08

2008

1 incidents. Causes:

All Other Causes : 100%

'12

2012

1 incidents. Causes:

Other Outside Force Damage : 100%

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More on this Data

The map displays only "significant incidents," defined by PHMSA, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, as those that caused either a death or serious injury, cost more than $50,000, released more than 50 barrels of liquid, or caused a fire or explosion (see the official definition here). It includes incidents through Sept. 28, 2012. Many incidents lack sufficient location data and do not appear on the map.
Source: PHMSA

Date Operator Fatalities Injuries Property Damage Cause
Aug. 24, 1987 Washington Gas Light Co 0 1 $0 Unspecified Incorrect Operation
March 10, 1989 Washington Gas Light Co 0 1 $0 Unspecified Outside Force Damage
June 28, 1993 Washington Gas Light Co 1 2 $0 External Corrosion
Feb. 13, 1994 Washington Gas Light Co 0 1 $0 Temperature
Feb. 4, 2000 Washington Gas Light Co 0 0 $127K Miscellaneous Cause
Oct. 7, 2003 Washington Gas Light Co 0 1 $12K Third Party Excavation Damage
Dec. 9, 2006 Washington Gas Light Co 0 0 $226K Fire/Explosion As Primary Cause
Jan. 22, 2008 Washington Gas Light Co 0 0 $211K Unknown Cause
May 4, 2012 Washington Gas Light Co 0 1 $355K Fire/Explosion As Primary Cause