Fortis B.C. sees upswing in underground gas line damage incidents in Nanaimo

Fortis B.C. asks contractors and homeowners to call for underground utility maps before putting shovels in the ground.

Fortis hopes anyone in Nanaimo planning to dig will call for information first about where not to dig.

The natural gas supplier reported five incidents of damage in the city in January, compared to no such incidents in January 2020.

“Although five may not sound like many, every gas line damage has the potential to cause disruptions to service, evacuations, traffic…Read More

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