• Frontline Workers Say “Call Before You Dig”

    Alexis Eades

    811, Know Before You Dig We all know that we’re surrounded by utilities. But we don’t often think about how many of them are out of sight, underground. Whether you are a contractor, developer or a homeowner, if you plan to dig on your property, you might run the risk of accidentally hitting buried electric, ... Read More

  • Maintaining Pipe Casing Integrity

    SUE technician for Dallas County Schools
    Elizabeth Bell

    Because gas or oil pipelines tend to be buried in soil or immersed in water, they are prone to corrosion. As such, statutes 192.467 and 195.575 from the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) state, “Buried or submerged pipelines must be electrically isolated from other underground metallic structures, unless the pipeline and the other structures ... Read More