The land underneath a transmission line is called a right-of-way. We acquire the right-of-way to build and operate our transmission facilities in a safe and reliable manner. In most cases, Xcel Energy has an easement on the property where the transmission line is located or Xcel Energy may own the right-of-way in fee. (xi) Establish easement compensation values, including obtaining fair market values, and establish geographic area rate caps with advice from the STC. (xii) Obtain advice from the STC on statewide guidelines and matters of discretion delegated to the State Conservationist (e.g., exceptions to riparian length, width, and upland buffer sizes).
Easement width for any sanitary sewer force mains shall be 15’ for any size pipe. 3. Easement width for any potable water main located upstream of the downstream side of the potable water meters (including fire hydrants) and upstream of any fire main double detector check valve assemblies shall be 15’ for any size pipe.