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Gypsum fiber project on ‘indefinite hold’ after natural gas leak levels home, claims life

Officials in Gypsum have halted underground boring work in the wake of a natural gas explosion last week that claimed the life of a Gypsum woman. On Monday evening, the town issued an official statement. “Thursday’s (Sept. 17) natural gas accident was a tragedy for the entire community of Gypsum. None more so than the family …

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American Public Gas Association Shares COVID Tips with Virtual Tour

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) hosted a Virtual Stop of the American Public Gas Association (APGA) on August 13th. During the meeting, the organization was able to share new best practices in the gas industry that have been helpful to its members throughout the county during the pandemic. APGA is a not-for-profit nationwide association for public …

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Damage Prevention Hero – Dominic Puiu

“TENACIOUS. INTELLIGENT. PASSIONATE. HARDWORKING. MOTIVATED. THAT’S DOMINIC PUIU,” SAYS PAUL NEWMAN, GENERAL MANAGER OF DIAL BEFORE YOU DIG QUEENSLAND. IF THERE IS A SINGLE THROUGHLINE TO BE FOUND IN A CAREER AS MULTIDIMENSIONAL AS DOMINIC PUIU’S HAS BEEN, IT IS PASSION. THAT PASSION HAS DRIVEN DOMINIC TO CHANGE THE LANDSCAPE OF DAMAGE PREVENTION EDUCATION ACROSS …

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Why the Pandemic Makes Utility Damage Prevention More Important Than Ever

The COVID-19 stay-at-home orders have posed unplanned challenges for the utilities and midstream asset operators responsible for protecting critical infrastructure. Not only are utilities operating with strained resources, but at the same time the threats to energy infrastructure have only increased with excavations on the rise. In fact, Texas811 data shows that there were 8.3% …

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More than $2.5M awarded to four localities for water and sewer system improvements

RICHMOND, Va. – Governor Ralph Northam today announced more than $2.5 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) for the counties of Buchanan, Lee, and Wise, and the Town of Pulaski. The funding will support water and sewer system improvements to assist low- to moderate-income individuals and households. Three projects were awarded funding through the …

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‘Whoever is putting the shovel in the ground should make that call’: Calling before digging key to safety

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) – A simple phone call is all it takes to keep you safe when it comes to any kind of digging or excavation work. Cliff Meidl, Georgia 811 spokesperson, said calling before digging or excavation work is not only the law but key to safety. “One of the most important things at …

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Oakland A’s Partner w/ USA North 811 for Call 811 Foul Ball Zone

Oakland A’s fans may not be able to pack into the legendary Oakland Coliseum for the start of what promises to be a memorable (if unusual) MLB season, but the team has another way to get fans into seats: Cardboard cutouts, and they’re raising money for the Oakland A’s Community Fund along the way. Fans …

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PHMSA Announces $10 Million Award for Engineering Services for a New Pipeline Research, Development, and Testing Center

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 PHMSA 06-20 Contact:  Ben Kochman Tel.: (202) 366-4831 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced an initial investment of $10 million for the conceptual study, design, and development of what will be a world-class pipeline Research, Development, and Testing (RDT) facility at …

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Dial Before You Dig bring Deloitte, Esri into digital transformation

Dial Before You Dig (DBYD), the service designed to prevent damage to telecommunications and other underground infrastructure, is set to digitally transform with the help of Deloitte Consulting and Esri Australia. Workers use DBYD before undertaking an excavation. They can file their plans with DYBD, which then communicates them to all utilities and telcos known to …

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