UA / ISSUE 94

Welcome to Utility Alert, your weekly news roundup dedicated to the latest in damage prevention and utility industry news. Each week, we bring you essential updates, expert insights, and key developments to keep you informed and ahead in the fields of damage prevention and utilities. Stay tuned to ensure you’re always up-to-date with the trends and innovations shaping our industry. Sinkhole …

UA / ISSUE 93

Our goal should be to enhance the dependability and precision of underground utility infrastructure mapping records and associated supporting data. Underground utility safety bill advancing in Legislature READ Former Underground Utilities supervisor charged with theft from city of Emporia READ North Texas-Based EGW Utilities Acquired by St. Louis Infrastructure Services Company READ The Forgotten Piece in Damage Prevention READ How slit trenches improve …

UA / ISSUE 92

“Just because you always did it that way, doesn’t make it right.” It’s always the right time to improve how we do things in terms of safety. Here are the top 10 stories from the last week: Decision on formal charges ahead after arrest of Emporia’s former Underground Utilities supervisor READ FPL puts Navarre Beach utilities underground READ Pix4D upgrades …

UA / ISSUE 91

Safety brings first aid to the uninjured.” – F.S. Hughes Here’s the top stories from the last 7 days: What can homeowner do to make location finding easier? READ Proactive Risk Management and the Benefits of Technology in Construction with Matt Aston READ Arizona has one of nation’s most reliable electrical grids READ Few of Entergy’s $1.9 billion in grid-hardening …

UA / ISSUE 90

This week it’s the eclipse, next week it’s the CGA Conference in Colorado Springs… maybe we’ll see you there? Anyways. here’s the top 10 stories from the last week: Survey reveals 56 percent of homeowners plan to dig without contacting 811 first READ Insurance & Risk Scoring in Damage Prevention READ Shining a light into AI’s blackboxes for utility protection …

UA / ISSUE 89

Happy National Dig Safety Month! Here’s the top 10 stories from the utility and damage prevention industries: National Safe Digging Month Urges Contacting 811 Before Digging READ πŸ”— WSB Announces Partnership With 4M Analytics READ πŸ”— Core & Main Signs Agreement to Acquire EGW Utilities Inc. READ πŸ”— Ineffable Cryptography & Damage Prevention READ πŸ”— Building a Business from the …

UA / ISSUE 88

Last week we were at the Global Excavation Safety show and had a great time connecting with other stakeholders! This week, we’ll be doing the same at the TN811 Damage Prevention Summit. Here’s the top 10 stories from the last week Radiodetection, Trimble collaborate to improve underground utility mapping accuracy. READ πŸ”— Should locating be regulated? READ πŸ”— Building up …

UA / ISSUE 87

We’re off to the Global ESC tomorrow in New Orleans! Who’s going to be there? Damage to underground electric cables likely caused fire, explosions in downtown Colorado Springs: READ πŸ”— Subsite develops two new tools for utility locates: READ πŸ”— Central Balboa Island buzzes with activity as $33-million utility undergrounding project moves ahead: READ πŸ”— ‘Paint, poles and permitting’: What’s …

UA / ISSUE 86

“There’s a saying “out of sight, out of mind”. But failure to keep underground services in mind when carrying out construction work, particularly when that work involves digging, can be fatal.” – HASpod ‘Pain, poles and permitting’: What’s bugging broadband providers: READ πŸ”— Looq AI Launches AI-Enabled Digital Twin Platform at Distributech 2024; Secures $2.6M from Top VCs: READ πŸ”— …

UA / ISSUE 85

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” — Benjamin Franklin Here’s this weeks top stories: Boosting Trust & Communication in Damage Prevention: READ πŸ”— USIC Announces Appointment of President and CEO: READ πŸ”— AI Startup Exodigo Raises $105 Million to Make Underground Maps: READ πŸ”— Adopting the right mindset for Damage Prevention: READ πŸ”— Seek clearances from …