Stories tagged with: Columbia Gas

February 5, 2013 - 1:29pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

Columbia Gas is making it easier to get accurate monthly readings.

Beginning this week the company started using automated meter readings. 1.5 million customers statewide had a new dial placed on their meters which transmits a signal every fifteen seconds. The meter reader drives their route and the information from the meter is sent to a computer.

"It was inconvenient for customers to be home on the day the meter was scheduled to be read and if they happen to miss the meter...

September 6, 2012 - 5:23pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

Columbia Gas Of Ohio is helping its customers save money on energy bills.

Spokesman Ray Frank met with the Muskingum County Commissioners to discuss several programs.  He said the guidelines vary based on income levels, but all residents are eligible to participate.

"Programs such as Simple Energy Solutions, where customers can purchase programmable thermostats and high performance low flow shower heads and receive rebates for those, to full blown energy audits through...

January 17, 2012 - 9:12pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

Columbia Gas of Ohio says it has plans to make improvements to the gas pipeline system on the city's south side.

The nearly 700 customers affected by the upgrade received a letter from Columbia Gas detailing their plans.
A public meeting was held Tuesday evening at the John McIntire Library to discuss the two million dollar project.
Construction Services Supervisor, Michael Schwieterman, said they are replacing more than 21,000 feet of main and service lines...

December 7, 2011 - 7:13am
2 years 32 weeks ago

Columbia Gas is reporting Wednesday morning that almost all customers are back in service after a problem with a natural gas line Monday night in New Concord.

A spokesperson for the company said crews worked overnight to get service restored to the 150 customers affected. The only ones still offline are those that were not home or did not answer the door.

Crews are available to restore service to these handful of people once they contact Columbia Gas.

Crews will now fix...

December 6, 2011 - 9:58pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

Around 150 Columbia Gas customers in New Concord have been without natural gas Tuesday following a problem with a pipeline late Monday night.

A Columbia Gas spokesperson says moisture got into the pipeline. The company has cleared the moisture, but now in order to restore service they must make access to every affected customer's home.

Additional crews have been called in to assist. The company is asking all the homeowners to leave outdoor lights on. Homeowners should have...

April 28, 2011 - 4:55pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

Part of downtown Cambridge was shut down Thursday afternoon, after workers struck a natural gas line.

Cambridge Fire Chief Rick Long says it happened around noon on the North 500 block of Wheeling Avenue. As soon as crews arrived they immediately shut down the area. Columbia Gas was called in to make the necessary repairs.

"They're putting a new water line in, and they just happened to hit the gas line, and it pulled it out from the main line" says Fire Chief Rick Long...

March 4, 2011 - 12:23pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

Columbia Gas of Ohio announced today its first award from its Jobs Growth Fund....a 50,000 dollar grant to Coll Materials Exchange.

Columbia Gas started the Jobs Growth Fund in July 2010 to help provide financial assistance to new and existing companies that create new jobs in its 61-county Ohio Service Territory.  Columbia Gas of Ohio President Jack Partridge says Coll Materials, a plastics recycling business, is the ideal first recipient.

 "Obviously, our...

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