PG&E Spec Sand

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PG&E Sand Description

PG&E Spec Sand is a meticulously graded sand, tailored to meet the stringent requirements set by Pacific Gas and Electric Company for utility applications. Whether it’s providing a cushioned bedding for pipelines, acting as a protective layer for electrical conduits, or serving as reliable backfill in trenches, this sand ensures optimal compaction with minimal voids. It boasts a consistent texture, predominantly in fine to medium grain sizes, guaranteeing both stability and flexibility. The color, usually a neutral beige or light gray, can vary slightly based on its source but remains largely consistent. Given its crucial role in safeguarding utility infrastructures, the sand’s availability is consistent throughout the year. While it plays a behind-the-scenes role, the importance of PG&E Spec Sand cannot be overstated, ensuring safety, longevity, and optimal performance of utility installations.

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PG&E Sand Specs

Other Names

Utility Sand, Pipeline Bedding Sand, Trench Backfill Sand

Delivery Sizes

Small & Large Quantities Available

Use Cases

Utility Pipeline Bedding, Trench Backfilling, Cable Bedding, Electrical Conduit Bedding, Gas Line Installations

Use Environment

Utility Infrastructure, Residential, Commercial, Industrial

Color Variations

PG&E Spec Sand generally comes in a consistent beige or light gray shade, though color can slightly vary based on the source and specific application.


The sand is typically well-graded with a uniform texture, ensuring optimal compaction and minimal voids. Grain sizes are often fine to medium, suitable for providing cushioning and support to utility infrastructures.


Due to its specific utility application, PG&E Spec Sand is available year-round, especially in regions serviced by utility companies requiring this specification.


Once placed as bedding or backfill, PG&E Spec Sand requires little to no maintenance. Its primary role is to provide consistent support and protection to utility infrastructures.