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Ongoing gas leaks continue throughout western Mass.

Ongoing gas leaks continue throughout western Mass. | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
After going through state records, 22News found out there are thousands of gas leaks that are going on, every day, all over Massachusetts.
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City to spend $2.5 million on emergency sewer line repair

City to spend $2.5 million on emergency sewer line repair | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
Line inspection discovered heavily damaged sewer pipe that needs emergency replacement.
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Water Main Damaged During Ashland Reservoir Project

Water Main Damaged During Ashland Reservoir Project | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
Crews worked to repair a water main break in Wheat Ridge near 29th and Fenton.
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Engineering research team discovers that wastewater grease traps may damage sewer pipelines

Engineering research team discovers that wastewater grease traps may damage sewer pipelines | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
A University of Hawaii at Manoa Engineering team has discovered that microorganisms in wastewater grease traps may actually aggravate fat, oil and grease (FOG) deposits in sewers – a problem that the grease traps were designe...
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Pipeline seminar encourages preplanning with operator

Pipeline seminar encourages preplanning with operator | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
Call 811 before digging if you’re an excavator, and talk to your local pipeline provider/company if you’re a first responder who might someday respond to a pipeline leak or fire.
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City inspectors to take closer look at gas connections

City inspectors to take closer look at gas connections | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
Starting this summer, city building inspectors will start double-checking every gas hookup.
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What is causing multiple gas line strikes in Sacramento?

What is causing multiple gas line strikes in Sacramento? | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
Joe Rubin and Thomas Jensen, KXTV 3:57 PM. PDT March 18, 2016 There’s a gas leak! It’s a phrase that causes an adrenaline rush and leads to fears that there could be an explosion.
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Perth's biggest fails around live powerlines revealed

Perth's biggest fails around live powerlines revealed | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
Western Power has released an avalanche of photographs showing people's shocking safety blunders around live powerlines to promote a new safety campaign afte
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Baltimore County announces plan to raise water, sewer rates over two years

Baltimore County announces plan to raise water, sewer rates over two years | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
Baltimore County residents will see a 12 percent increase in their water and sewer rates this summer, following a significant hike last year, too.
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Sinkhole After NJ Water Main Break Swallows Car

Sinkhole After NJ Water Main Break Swallows Car | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
A water main burst in Hoboken on Monday, turning an intersection into a pond and creating a large sinkhole that swallowed a car.
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City Council legislation aims to tighten gas safety rules

City Council legislation aims to tighten gas safety rules | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it

After two deadly gas explosions, City Council members introduced a package of legislation Wednesday to tighten gas safety rules.

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Explosion in northwest Oklahoma City destroys one house, damages four others

Explosion in northwest Oklahoma City destroys one house, damages four others | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it

OKLAHOMA -- A natural gas explosion leveled one home and damaged four others in a new northwest Oklahoma City neighborhood early Saturday afternoon.

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Icy Aftermath of Water Main Break

Icy Aftermath of Water Main Break | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it

SCRANTON -- A neighborhood in Scranton is blanketed in ice and several families are out of their homes following a water main break in Scranton's Green Ridge section Thursday. About 30 homes and businesses were without water throughout the day.

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Laval water main break causes flooding, evacuations

Laval water main break causes flooding, evacuations | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
Residents in the Vimont sector of Laval are being asked to boil their tap water after a water main break.
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Florida Uses Ground Penetrating Radar to Locate Sewer Lines

Florida Uses Ground Penetrating Radar to Locate Sewer Lines | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. – It was a potential nightmare scenario: a punctured high-pressure wastewater line spraying raw sewage into the Gulf of Mexico.
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Pleasanton gas line break closes intersection

Pleasanton gas line break closes intersection | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
A gas line break occurred this morning in Pleasanton, police said.
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$1M in Damage at University of Utah from Water Main Break

$1M in Damage at University of Utah from Water Main Break | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
Fire officials say a water break has caused $1 million in damage to a University of Utah building. The new estimates from last week's flooding show it impa
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Columbia firefighters take part in "trench rescue" training

Columbia firefighters take part in "trench rescue" training | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, Columbia firefighters took part in trench rescue training to learn how to save a person from being buried alive.
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Water System Operator Earns Accolades

Water System Operator Earns Accolades | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
Palamara helps lead the Onondaga County Water Authority through system expansion, new regulations and a technological revolution.
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The price of neglect: Michigan must spend billions on water, sewer fixes

The price of neglect: Michigan must spend billions on water, sewer fixes | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
Beyond Flint, experts say the state’s failure to upgrade its vast water and sewer systems means at least $17.5 billion in needed repairs.
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Alameda: PG&E looks to remove trees for public safety

Alameda: PG&E looks to remove trees for public safety | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
The Pacific Gas & Electric Company is reaching out to customers who may have trees on their property that could prevent first responders from gaining access to a natural gas pipeline during an emergency, obstructions that could put people's lives...
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Officials say Hoboken water main break highlights need for overhaul

Officials say Hoboken water main break highlights need for overhaul | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
A city spokesman said Monday's flooding and loss of pressure is just the most recent reminder of the need to replace Hoboken's aging water lines
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Enstar identifies cause of gas explosions in Kenai

Enstar identifies cause of gas explosions in Kenai | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it
Enstar Natural Gas has identified the problem leading to gas explosions that destroyed two houses, and a fire that claimed two more, on Lilac Lane in Kenai
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Pie-IX water main break happened at the worst possible time: Friday morning

Pie-IX water main break happened at the worst possible time: Friday morning | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it

A CBC Montreal investigation shows borough crews weren't equipped to repair the water main break that flooded more than 600 buildings last October. And the city crews that could handle it don't work on Fridays.

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Protect and Maintain Institutional Controls with Nationwide 811 One Call Program | Roux

Protect and Maintain Institutional Controls with Nationwide 811 One Call Program | Roux | Utility Damage Prevention | Scoop.it

Roux can help you enroll and maintain the 811 One Call Program to aid in preventing any possible intrusive activities to your site.

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