Depending upon negotiations with the owner or permitting entity, companies will restore the land to its original or improved condition, or the property owner will receive compensation for the surface damages allowing them to complete the restoration of their own property.
Site restoration is performed on the entire length of the easement above the pipeline when trenching is used. When boring or horizontal directional drilling (HDD) is used, restoration will occur at each end of the bore.
Playground equipment at Bicentennial Park in Crowley, Texas,
is located near a natural gas pipeline.
|Cleaning up – green grass replaces equipment and gravel in this West Virginia meadow when drilling activities are complete on the Skinner pad in Upshur County and portions of the site are reclaimed.|
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