Sioux Center's Municipal Natural Gas Utility was established in 1954 when a transmission pipeline was installed northeast of town, making natural gas available to the community. The Natural Gas Department operates the 75 miles of pipeline, which delivers gas to 2,431 customers throughout the community.
Specific department duties include:
Communicating the safety and reliability of our gas system
Inspecting the transmission and distribution pipelines on a regular basis
Installing infrastructure in new subdivisions
Monitoring the transmission facilities
Performing routine maintenance and repair of valves on the distribution system
Preparing regular reports on gas delivered, leaks and new installation