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Columbia Gas of Massachusetts and state and local officials today announced that restoration of gas service to residences and businesses in the Merrimack Valley is substantially complete.
December 12, 2018
With 95 percent of gas meters relit, we have made significant progress and are approaching our goal of fully restoring gas service to affected residences and businesses. 
December 5, 2018
NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), parent company of Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, today released the following statement in response to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)’s safety recommendation report regarding the event of September 13th in the Merrimack Valley.
November 15, 2018
The company has plans to provide more than 20,000 meals to people in the affected communities of Andover, Lawrence, and North Andover.
November 12, 2018
Columbia Gas is in the process of and will continue to replace affected equipment with energy efficient or Mass Save-eligible gas models, wherever possible, at no cost to the customer.
November 5, 2018
This milestone marks the installation of nearly 45 miles of main line, 5,000 service lines.
October 30, 2018
Columbia Gas of Massachusetts today further outlined steps it is taking to improve the flow of timely and accurate information to customers affected by the September 13th incident.
October 29, 2018
Timeline adjusted for gas restoration for some affected residents to be between December 2 and December 16.
October 26, 2018
These public forums will allow customers to ask questions, resolve issues.
October 25, 2018
This initiative is designed to streamline and expedite the process of approving claims and restoring gas service so businesses can quickly return to normal operations.
October 17, 2018
Joe Hamrock, President and CEO of NiSource, Inc., parent company of Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, today released a statement on the release of the National Transportation Safety Board's (NTSB) preliminary report regarding the Greater Lawrence area gas incident that occurred on September 13, 2018.
October 11, 2018
Details on the assessment and installation process for Columbia Gas customers, including new interactive map on website with daily updates on restoration projects in their neighborhoods.
October 9, 2018
Impacted Columbia Gas customers who choose to be placed in alternative housing should call our Claims Helpline at 1-800-590-5571. More information is available on the website of our partners at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.
October 6, 2018
Columbia Gas of Massachusetts today announced additional details of the plan to restore gas service to customers in the Greater Lawrence area, including planned assessments and appliance installations, in coordination with the previously announced 'Gas Ready' construction schedule.
October 5, 2018

Columbia Gas announced it is leveraging the industry expertise of GRS to provide disaster recovery and reconstruction services to support the continued recovery efforts in the Greater Lawrence area.

October 5, 2018
Natural gas odors were reported this morning at three schools in Lawrence. Columbia Gas crews and emergency responders have confirmed that our lines were not the source of these odors.
October 4, 2018

Columbia Gas of Massachusetts today announced the construction restoration project plan on the path to restoring gas service to customers in the greater Lawrence area. The plan includes the deployment of nearly 200 construction crews as part of a combined workforce of about 3,000 employees and contractors, aiming to complete the project by November 19 with progressive restoration of customers’ gas service.

October 2, 2018
Beginning next week, customers will see a significant increase in construction activity as crews from Columbia Gas and our partners continue rebuilding our gas system and restoring service in the Lawrence, Andover and North Andover communities.
September 28, 2018
Columbia Gas, Governor Baker and local officials announce short-term mitigation plan, full construction timeline and Chief Recovery Officer.
September 21, 2018
Our crews continue our efforts to restore service to thousands of customers in the greater Lawrence area. We have been able to restore natural gas service to 9,865 of the 9,946 customers outside the area directly affected by the incident, who may have been disconnected by emergency personnel, utility workers, plumbers or themselves.
September 21, 2018
Our crews continue our efforts to restore service to thousands of customers in the greater Lawrence area. We have been able to restore natural gas service to 7,605 of the 9,002 customers outside the area directly affected by the incident, who may have been disconnected by emergency personnel, utility workers, plumbers or themselves.
September 20, 2018
Columbia Gas of Massachusetts today announced it will withdraw its pending rate case and pending settlement following the Sept. 13 natural gas incident in the Greater Lawrence area.
September 19, 2018
Columbia Gas crews, with assistance from mutual aid crews from 26 different companies, continue their efforts to restore service to thousands of customers in the greater Lawrence area. A total of 400 technicians are working on the restoration effort today.
September 18, 2018
The Fund will help serve the short and medium term needs of impacted residents, including housing, sustenance and support services.
September 18, 2018
Hours are 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.
September 18, 2018
New location opens on Tuesday, Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
September 17, 2018
Columbia Gas and its partners are actively working today to restore service to customers impacted by the Sept. 13 incident.
September 17, 2018
We today announced that we commit to completely replace the natural gas distribution system in the Merrimack Valley.
September 16, 2018
Eversource and Columbia Gas crews worked through the night to shut off gas meters and make sure buildings were clear of natural gas. As of 6:00 a.m., Sunday all residences/buildings have been cleared. Residents are allowed back into their homes as of 7:00 a.m.
September 16, 2018
As Eversource and our crews work through today, with assistance from National Grid and mutual aid crews, we continue making progress in Phase One of the natural gas restoration efforts in the Merrimack Valley.
September 15, 2018
What happened in the Merrimack Valley yesterday was a tragic incident.
September 14, 2018
Columbia Gas crews continue to respond to an incident that occurred Sept. 13 and affected Merrimack Valley residents.
September 14, 2018
Columbia Gas crews are currently responding to reports of multiple fires in Lawrence. Our thoughts are with everyone affected by today’s incident.
September 13, 2018