Upcoming Event: LCS Pesticide and Fertilizer Applicator Recertification Conference
Improve efficiencies and safety, implement new technologies, use the latest control strategies, stay compliant with new regulations, and get recertified for fertilizer and pesticide application all in one place.For more information, please see the event website HERE.
Early-Bird registration for this event ends THIS FRIDAY, January 25th. Don’t miss it!
Upcoming Event: WGL Damage Prevention and Properties of Natural Gas Training
Training sessions include the review of natural gas properties, the 811 laws in each of our jurisdictions, safe excavation techniques, escalation protocols, and a demonstration of a natural gas fire in our Pipetown training facility. In addition, we train the excavator on the benefit and use of WG’s Enhanced Positive Response information provided on every locate ticket where gas facilities are marked. More Information >>
In Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Lightening makes no sound until it strikes.
–Martin Luther King, Jr.
We want to remind everyone that Monday, January 21st will not be used when calculating the ticket’s Response Due By date based on service territory.
Upcoming Event: NUCA 2019 Supplier’s Showcase 1/24/19
Come and enjoy fine drink, food and peruse the goods and services that nearly 20 of NUCA of DC’s Associate Members have to offer to you! These goods and services are essential to running your business smoothly, and they are all shown in one place. All attendees who visit each display will be entered into a drawing for a fantastic prize! More Information >>
First Damage Prevention and Safety Meeting of the Year: 1/22/19
Damage Prevention & Safety Meetings are typically held on the 4th Tuesday of the month and provide a forum for owner-members (utility-companies), locators, excavators, call center management, homeowners and all other damage prevention stakeholders to discuss topics related to safety and damage prevention. Each meeting provides a safety presentation from a guest speaker and lasts about 1.5 hours
Topics discussed can include: ticket processing, mapping, law updates, Ticket Check®, work site issues, damages, training, events and outreach campaigns. Excavators can typically resolve work site issues at these meetings.
Refreshments will be available at 9:00AM with the meetings beginning at 9:30AM. All will be held at the Miss Utility call center in Hanover, MD and guests can enter using the first-floor side entrance to the conference room. Registration is not necessary. For directions, times, and other details, take a look at the Event Calendar.
Another New Year!
We want to remind everyone that Tuesday, January 1st will not be used when calculating the ticket’s Response Due By date based on service territory.
Monday, December 31st is also a recognized holiday in Delaware and will therefore not be be used when calculating the ticket’s Response Due By date in that area.