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Repair & Maintenance

Michels Utility Services, Inc. offers turnkey blanket contract models and project-specific solutions to add years of life and keep gas delivery systems operating at the safest, most efficient levels.

Discover our repair and maintenance services.

Cast Iron & Bare Steel Replacement Programs

Michels Utility Services partners with customers to replace aging cast iron, wrought iron and bare steel infrastructure with safer and longer-lasting high density plastic pipe. We leverage our 60-plus years of experience in the gas distribution industry to help our customers’ achieve their long-term goals.

Master Service & Blanket Agreements

A blanket contract can be an effective partnership between Michels Utility Services and a utility customer, ensuring the prompt availability of skilled, locally knowledgeable and authorized crews to perform necessary work.

Here is a look at how Michels Utility Services annually helps a utility in the upper Midwest meet its customers’ ever-growing needs for services in a rapidly expanding metropolitan area:

million feet of gas main installed
new service lines installed
service lines upgraded and replaced
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More than 600 skilled personal and 1,500 pieces of equipment dedicated to the contract.

Main Extensions & Conversions

Michels Utility Services supports growing and evolving communities and utilities with turnkey main extensions and conversions from other energy sources. Depending on a project’s needs, we install and expand stations, and install new or upgraded piping to provide efficient service. 

Integrity Management

We partner with our customers to inspect existing utility lines, identify anomalies or potential weaknesses, and take quick corrective action. Our operators use technology-guided excavators, hydrovacs and other tools to expose a specific spot on a line. Then, we use a variety of methods, includes replacement and sleeving, to address the issue. Finally, we perform testing and restore the site. 

Michels Utility Services crew uses team work in fastening natural gas pipeline under bridge in Minneapolis Minnesota
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