Latest Utility location Stories

2011-08-05 06:05:00

Carolinas AGC Reminds the Carolinas to Call 811 Before Digging CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug.

2011-08-02 06:50:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Common Ground Alliance (CGA) today announced it has partnered with 3M and Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, to promote the 811 "Call Before You Dig" phone number at the Aug.

2011-08-01 08:01:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Safe digging is no accident. On Aug. 11, Verizon will join hundreds of companies and organizations in the U.S. that are using that day as a reminder of the importance of safe digging.

2011-05-06 00:00:31

Through extra diligence with their utility designation process, contractor EXARO Technologies Corporation found an unmarked gas main and averted a disastrous gas explosion. Burlingame, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) May 05, 2011 EXARO Technologies Corporation, a Bay Area general engineering contractor, was recently hired by a contractor to verify utility locations (known in the industry as “to pothole”) as field marked by utility owners prior to their drilling.

2011-05-03 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co.

2011-04-19 08:15:00

NEWARK, N.J., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- April is NJ Underground Damage Prevention Month, and PSE&G is reminding customers, contractors and excavators that they must call before digging to avoid hitting underground gas and electric lines.

2011-04-12 14:08:00

TULSA, Okla., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The spring season means many homeowners will be involved in excavation activities - tackling do-it-yourself projects like landscaping, fence or deck installations, or planting trees.

2011-04-11 16:09:00

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Pennsylvania One Call System, Inc. and the Common Ground Alliance (CGA) remind homeowners to dial 8-1-1 before starting an excavation project to avoid underground utilities and potential injury.

2011-04-07 07:15:00

DEBARY, Fla., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued a proclamation declaring April as Safe Digging Month in Florida. The proclamation reminds Florida's homeowners to call 811 before starting any outdoor digging projects. April marks the start of spring digging season.

2011-03-30 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines and the safety of people who dig near them, today announced results from a recent survey that found 49 percent of Americans who plan to dig this year will put their community's safety at risk by not calling 811 to learn the approximate location of underground utilities.

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