Alliant Energy promotes Iowa Pipeline Association awareness training

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January 30th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Officials with Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL), an Alliant Energy company, say the utility is participating in the Iowa Pipeline Association’s 2013 Pipeline Awareness and Education training offered at locations throughout the state. The training informs and instructs emergency responders and public officials about pipeline safety and prevention strategies. The Iowa Pipeline Association will conduct interactive scenarios allowing attendees to practice and apply their emergency response knowledge.

In addition to the scenarios, topics that will be covered include basic pipeline safety, leak recognition, hazard awareness/damage prevention, detailed incident response information, and much more. IPL encourage emergency responders and public officials to attend one of the upcoming sessions offered in your area. The event will begin with a free dinner at 6:00 p.m. with the program following at 6:30 p.m. There is no fee to participate, but attendees are asked to register online at www.iowapipelinesafety.com.

The Iowa Pipeline Association’s 2013 Pipeline Awareness and Education Meetings will be held on the following dates and cities in February : Feb. 12th, in Onawa;  Feb. 13th, in Audubon; Feb. 19th, in Council Bluffs, and Feb. 20th, in Corning .