Common Ground Alliance draws praise
Common Ground Alliance (CGA) drew praise recently from Sen. Trent Lott, who
said, "This organization provides the necessary forum for all stakeholders
to share valuable information about the best ways to protect underground
facilities during excavation.”
a non-profit group composed of various utilities and other stakeholders, may be
best known for its "Dig Safely" public awareness campaign. Among the
important practices stressed by CGA are:
Call before you dig.
Wait the required amount of time.
Respect the marks.
Excavate with care.
Safety is a shared responsibility.
website is www.commongroundalliance.com. You also can visit www.digsafely.com or
call 888-258-0808 to obtain local numbers to call for marking of underground
lines before excavation.