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 [...]

All-clear given at Clear Lake High School after gas leak; classes resume

According to Click2Houston on May 19: Students at Clear Lake High School have been allowed to return to class after crews repaired a gas leak on campus. About 2,500 students from the [...]

Water main break causes early dismissal at Enfield High School

According to WFSB on June 1: Students at Enfield High School were dismissed early on Monday because there was no water in the bathrooms or the sprinkler system. Around 11:30 a.m. school administration [...]

Digging, Earth Moving Are Biggest Causes Of Gas-Pipeline Breaches in California

According to The Fresno Bee: Digging without knowing where pipelines are buried is the top cause of gas pipeline damage in California over the last 20 years. There have been 58 serious [...]

2020-04-09T07:02:37-07:00Categories: Planning|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Fresno Blast: Workers Didn’t Look For Utilities Before Digging, Agency Says

According to the LA Times: A preliminary investigation by a state utility agency revealed Fresno County workers who hit a gas line, triggering an explosion that injured 14, had not checked for [...]

Drilling Company Breaks County Prison Water Line; Disrupts Service

According to the Herald-Standard: A wrongly placed bore hole sent gallons of water streaming down East Penn Street for nearly an hour on Thursday. “Pressure from the water caused the ground to [...]

2020-04-09T07:30:11-07:00Categories: Planning|Tags: , |0 Comments

Downtown D.C. Water Main Break Sends Water Gushing Into Air

According to NBC 4 Washington: A water main break in downtown D.C. sent water gushing into the air and onto Interstate 395. A construction crew struck the water main... sending water pouring [...]

Fatal Ewing Gas Explosion: PSE&G, Contractor Hit With Largest Fines in State BPU History

According to NJ.com: PSE&G and subcontractor Henkels & McCoy were hit Wednesday with the largest fines ever issued by the state Board of Public Utilities for safety violations that led to the [...]

Campus gas leak caused by construction site accident

According to The State News: The natural gas leak at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory construction site that prompted an evacuation of the site and closure of nearby sections of Wilson Road and Bogue Street was caused [...]

2020-04-09T08:22:21-07:00Categories: Emergency Response, Planning|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Fifth gas line rupture in Vienna construction zone brings evacuation

According to NBC News (WFMJ): ... this is the fifth gas line break within the area under construction. ... the crews hit a two-inch line that was miss-marked. Local employees affected by [...]

2020-04-09T08:26:53-07:00Categories: Planning|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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