Ron Peterson

In addition to providing utility locating training services, damage prevention and investigation services as owner of Ron Peterson Consulting, LLC, Ron has held the position of Executive Director of Nulca since 2009.
Ron’s background includes over 25 years of experience in the underground utility industry and he is certified as a fiber optics technician and a fiber optics specialist.
Ron is dedicated to damage prevention and improving safety within the industry. He is a founding member of the Missouri Common Ground Alliance, and sits on the PHMSA Damage Prevention Roundtable. He has served on several committees and regional partners for the CGA. He has won numerous awards for his efforts, including NUCA Associate of the Year and Most Valuable Member of the CGA.
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Ron has articles in the following magazines:
2010 Q1 Issue
2010 Q3 Issue
2011 Q1 Issue
2012 Q1 Issue
2012 Q3 Issue
2012 Q4 Issue
2013 Q1 Issue
2016 Q2 Issue
2017 Q2 Issue
2017 Special Locate Issue
2018 Q1 Issue
2019 Special Locate Issue

Ask the DP Pro

AS PART OF OUR CELEBRATION OF THE 50TH ISSUE OF THE DP-PRO, WE THOUGHT WE WOULD REPUBLISH THE VERY FIRST “ASK THE DP PRO” FROM OUR INAUGURAL ISSUE AND RESPOND WITH AN UPDATED ANSWER. THE QUESTION ASKED REMAINS TOPICAL, AND IN THIS CASE, THE ANSWER REMAINS THE SAME. Q: Is it possible to locate the …

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The Value of Nulca

Nulca, the organization for utility locating professionals, recognizes the critical role the locating function plays in the underground damage prevention process, and that locators are essentially a limited resource. For the past 25 years, Nulca has held steady to their mission – advance locating throughout North America. Nulca’s primary benefits center around education, industry partnerships, …

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Nulca Best Practices

Nulca, the organization for utility locating professionals, recognizes the critical role the locating function plays in the underground damage prevention process and that locators are essentially a limited resource. In order for those involved in damage prevention to better assure quality locates and more efficiently utilize the limited available locator resources, Nulca encourages parties to …

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Nulca Best Practices

Nulca, the organization for utility locating professionals, recognizes the critical role the locating function plays in the underground damage prevention process and that locators are essentially a limited resource. In order for those involved in damage prevention to better assure quality locates and more efficiently utilize the limited available locator resources, Nulca encourages parties to …

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The Underground Safety Summit, To Be Held At The 2019 CGA 811 Excavation Safety Conference & Expo, Will Focus On Private Utility Lines

ONE CALL CENTERS ARE EXPERIENCING A RECORD NUMBER OF CALLS AND ENTRIES INTO THE SYSTEM. ONE PROBLEM, THOUGH, IS THAT THE VERY NAME “ONE CALL CENTER” IMPLIES THAT A SINGLE CALL WILL RESULT IN ALL UTILITY LINES BEING LOCATED, WHEN IN FACT, IN MANY INSTANCES, THIS IS NOT THE CASE. Each year during the CGA …

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The New Face of Nulca – New Name Reflects Broad Membership and Damage Prevention Focus

Careful observers may have noticed a subtle change in the way Nulca presents itself these days. Originally chartered as the National Utility Locating Contractors Association (NULCA), the organization has formally changed its identity to Nulca – Underground Utility Locating Professionals. Why does it matter? Or, as Shakespeare asked, “What’s in a name?” In this case, …

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Ask the DP PRO

Damage Prevention Professional invites you to send us your questions about excavation safety and damage prevention, and we will have them answered by a professional working in an appropriate area of the industry . Send your questions to: Ask The DP Pro, Damage Prevention Professional, 10740 LyndaleAvenue South, Suite 15W, Bloomington, MN 55420 or email …

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