Damage Prevention

There are more than 19 million miles of pipes and cables buried beneath the surface of the earth.  What is being done to protect them?

Meet the Common Ground Alliance, CGA.  The CGA creates robust public awareness resources and tools for our member community to use in an effort to help protect our vital utilities and those who dig around them.  CGA has created a series of damage prevention toolkits to provide targeted assistance for any size company or association in promoting safe digging practices.  

The CGA has also consolidated important pieces of information in our Damage Prevention Map.  The map provides damage prevention information including local contacts and rules for safe digging by state or province.  

If there is a resource you would like to see added to our website, please submit a request.  

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Resources by State

Regional Partners by Location

Damage and Event Statistics