The Common Ground Alliance (CGA) is a member-driven association dedicated to promoting public safety, environmental protection and the integrity of utility services by promoting effective damage prevention practices. In recent years, the association has established itself as the leading organization in the industry to reduce damages to all underground facilities in North America through shared responsibility among all stakeholders.

In promoting a spirit of shared responsibility, the CGA welcomes all stakeholders who would like to be a part of the identification and promotion of best practices that lead to a reduction in damages.

    Any best practices, endorsed by the CGA comes with consensus support from experts representing the following stakeholder groups:

    • Excavators
    • Locators
    • Road Builders
    • Electric
    • Telecommunications
    • Oil &Gas
    • Railroad
    • Water & Sewer
    • OneCall
    • Public Works
    • Equipment Manufactures
    • State Regulators
    • Insurance
    • Emergency Services
    • Engineering/Design

    "Since CGA’s inception, the organization has been very successful in working toward our ultimate objective of zero incidents."

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