Each pipeline company must inspect all new girth welds on new or repaired sections of pipe by radiography or automatic ultrasonic testing in accordance with API 1104. Pipeline companies must keep a log of each weld inspected and keep all inspection records for the life of the pipeline. Information about the API standards adopted including where to obtain them is set out in WAC 480-75-999
, Adoption by reference.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.060, 81.88.040. 08-12-045 (Docket PL-070974, General Order R-548), § 480-75-460, filed 5/30/08, effective 6/30/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040 and 80.04.160. 02-18-032 (Docket No. TO-000712, General Order No. R-500), § 480-75-460, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02.]