Garden City benefits from updated Black Hills Energy infrastructure

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GARDEN CITY, Kan. — 8/30/19 — Black Hills Energy is on time and on budget to complete a construction project to replace natural gas pipelines in the Garden City area. Black Hills Energy estimates the project will last through October and is intended to meet existing needs for safe and reliable natural gas service.

“Our customers rely on Black Hills Energy to keep their homes and businesses safely connected to natural gas,” said Garden City Supervisor Red Garone. “Proactive pipeline replacement investments help us continue to deliver on that promise.”

Nearly three miles of natural gas lines will be replaced in the Wagon Wheel neighborhood outside Garden City. The public can visit www.blackhillsenergy.com/safekansas to learn more about timelines and completion statuses in their neighborhoods. Black Hills Energy’s Facebook page and Twitter feed also provide information on the infrastructure replacement program and the company’s services.

“Black Hills Energy is honored to provide natural gas service to more than 113,000 customers in 65 Kansas communities and takes pride in delivering safe and reliable service,” Garone added. “Although there may be minor disruptions to our customers that can come with construction, we know our communities appreciate our continued dedication to safety, reliability and economic viability and any inconveniences that may come with that.”

About Black Hill Energy

Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) is a customer focused, growth-oriented utility company with a tradition of improving life with energy and a vision to be the energy partner of choice. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, the company serves 1.27 million natural gas and electric utility customers in eight states: Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. More information is available at www.blackhillscorp.com and www.blackhillsenergy.com.