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 [...]

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 [...]

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

More Workers, Money Needed for Charlottetown’s Underground Infrastructure

According to The Guardian: Charlottetown’s water and sewer utility field crew needs more field workers and more money... Underground pipes in the neighbourhoods of Sherwood and Parkdale, for example, are 50 to 60 [...]

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