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Alberta Regulation 228/2011
Pipeline Act
Filed: December 19, 2011
For information only:   Made by the Energy Resources Conservation Board on 
December 12, 2011 pursuant to section 3(1) of the Pipeline Act. 
1   The Pipeline Regulation (AR 91/2005) is amended by this 

2   Section 1(1) is amended by adding the following after 
clause (m):
	(m.1)	"flowing water" means water within a creek, stream, river, 
lake or other body of water except where the water is 
completely frozen to the bed of the body of water;

3   Section 35 is repealed and the following is substituted:
Contingency plans for liquid test media 
35(1)  A licensee shall comply with the liquid test media 
requirements in Directive 077 if
	(a)	the licensee intends to test a pipeline using a liquid test 
medium other than fresh water, and
	(b)	one or more of the following matters will apply in respect of 
the test: 
	(i)	the volume of the test section will exceed 500 cubic 
	(ii)	the hoop stress level during the test is expected to 
exceed 100% SMYS; 
	(iii)	the pipeline will cross or be within 100 metres of 
flowing water at the time of pressure testing.
(2)  If none of the matters described in subsection (1)(b) will apply in 
respect of the test, the licensee shall, prior to the start of pressure 
testing, develop and maintain contingency plans as required in the 
appropriate section of CSA Z662.