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  • There are millions of miles of buried utilities beneath the surface that are vital to everyday living like water, electricity and natural gas.  Protecting underground utility lines and the safety of people who dig near them is a shared responsibility.  So what can we do to minimize the risk to...
  • This year’s Summit is a FREE, educational event for anyone interested in industry Best Practices and preventing damage to crucial underground facilities. The Summit brings together the best in the Excavation and Damage Prevention Industry to exchange the latest information and technology...
  • The CGI General Membership Meeting will be held on Thursday, December 4th, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (lunch provided) at the Iowa Utilities Board, 1375 E. Court Ave., Des Moines, Iowa.  Dave Sheridan, Assistant Attorney General, will be the discussing damage prevention and enforcement.  ...
  • The CGI Damage Prevention Summit is a FREE annual, regional CGA partner event and a vital component to Iowa’s underground facilities’ damage prevention program.  This year’s Summit will be held at Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities, 1735 NE 70th Avenue in Ankeny, Iowa on...
Attend the CGI Meeting July 23rd at Milford City Hall in Milford, Iowa!   Don't miss the discussion on the importance of calling 811 and how to protect yourself, business, and customers!

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