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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!

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Upcoming Event: WGL Damage Prevention and Properties of Natural Gas Training

Washington Gas

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 >>

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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.

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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 >>

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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.

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2019

Holiday Ticket Processing Schedule

The below dates are not used when calculating the ticket’s Response Due By date based on service territory.

January 1 New Year’s Day
January 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 12 Lincoln’s Birthday (MD Only)
February 18 Presidents Day
March 25 Maryland Day (MD Only)
April 16 Emancipation Day (DC Only)
April 19 Good Friday (DE & MD Only)
May 27 Memorial Day
July 4 Independence Day
September 2 Labor Day
September 12 Defender’s Day (MD Only)
October 14 Columbus Day
November 11 (Observed) Veteran’s Day
November 28 Thanksgiving Day
November 29 Day After Thanksgiving (DE & MD Only)
December 24 Christmas Eve (DE Only)
December 25 Christmas Day
December 31 New Years Eve (DE Only)
 

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February Damage Prevention & Safety Meeting

Private DP Training

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Maryland Spring Home & Garden Show

Maryland Spring Home & Garden Show

Private DP Training

Private DP Training

Techo-Bloc Contractor Showcase

Private DP Training

Private DP Training

Maryland Spring Home & Garden Show

Washington County Homebuilders Home Show

Maryland Spring Home & Garden Show

Maryland Spring Home & Garden Show

Washington County Homebuilders Home Show

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Private DP Training

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Private DP Training

Allegany County All Things Home Expo

Allegany County All Things Home Expo

Allegany County All Things Home Expo

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Private DP Training

WGL Damage Prevention & Properties of Natural Gas Training

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Maryland Day

CGA Conference

March Damage Prevention & Safety Meeting

CGA Conference

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CGA Conference

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