Natural Gas Operations & Maintenance


The Gas Section provides a safe, reliable supply of natural gas to the citizens of Las Cruces. The Gas Section operates and manages a gas system consisting of more than 1,000 miles of gas mains and service lines, while providing service to approximately 40,000 combined residential, commercial and industrial meter connections. 


Gas is divided into five sub-sections.

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  1. Construction & Maintenance
  2. Corrosion Control
  3. Locating & Mapping
  4. Operations & Compliance
  5. Pressure & Service


Responsible for maintaining the integrity of the system through rehabilitation programs and new construction projects. This sub-section installs gas lines, builds regulator stations, and performs gas line repairs.