Planning

Five Reasons Why Utility Locators Should Embrace GIS

Is now the time for utility locators to integrate Geographic Information System (GIS) into their best practices? With the price of GIS falling significantly and ease-of-use improving dramatically, there’s a [...]

Birkdale Construction Causes Water Main Break

Construction work caused a water main break at Birkdale Village on Thursday, according to the Huntersville Fire Department. The incident happened on the 16700 block of Birkdale Commons Parkway, near Townley Road. [...]

Jury awards JJ’s Restaurant $5.9M for gas explosion

According to Kansas City Business Journal updated on August 28th: A Jackson County jury awarded $5.9 million in damages stemming from a gas main explosion on Feb. 19, 2013, at JJ's Restaurant [...]

CDOT: Construction crew responsible for water main break

According to KRDO on August 25th: The Colorado Department of Transportation said Santa Fe Ave. was closed under I-25 Tuesday because of a water main break. CDOT says crews working on the [...]

Fairfield to spend $3M to replace aging water mains

According to Hamilton Journal News on August 23rd: The city of Fairfield will spend at least $3 million to upgrade its aging water infrastructure in the near future, while at the same [...]

Rock Falls school evacuated because of gas leak

According to KWQC-TV6 on August 21st: A gas leak forced students and staff to evacuate a Rock Falls elementary school Friday. According to district superintendent Dan Arickx, a construction project is going [...]

Sinkhole Blamed On Heavy Equipment Vibration

According to KEYT updated on August 20th: A resurfacing project on South Harbor Blvd. in Oxnard hit a roadblock on Wednesday when the vibration of heavy equipment cracked a concrete water main. [...]

UPDATE: Man Hurt in Gas Line Explosion in Winfield

According to WSAZ updated on August 17th: The nearest neighbors half a mile away from the secluded property on Harmons Branch Road say they heard what sounded like a bomb going off [...]

Gas line breaks at Stanley County High school

According to Capital Journal on July 15th: A small gas line was struck by an excavator working near the Stanley County High School parking lot in Fort Pierre on Wednesday at about [...]

Water main break causes 1 million gallons to leak on Eau Claire’s west side

According to WQOW TV News 18 on June 8: City officials received a report of a water main break on the west side of the city, which caused approximately 1 million gallons [...]

Gas leak prompts evacuation at Harrisburg Area Community College

According to LancasterOnline on June 5: A paving company struck a large gas line at Harrisburg Area Community College Friday. No one was injured in the 12:30 p.m. incident in the 1600 [...]

Hundreds evacuated after gas leak near Fitchburg school

According to The Lowell Sun on June 4: Hundreds of teens and toddlers in tutus were evacuated from a Fitchburg high school after authorities say a high-pressure gas line ruptured in front [...]