March 27 2012

The City of Nelson backs Safe Digging Month

A Proclamation was signed by City of Nelson acknowledging that April is Safe Digging Month.

  • Mar. 27, 2012 6:00 a.m.

A Proclamation was signed by City of Nelson acknowledging that April is Safe Digging Month. Nelson mayor John Dooley and city staff gathered at a worksite on the 900 block of Robson Street to kick off the campaign. The consequences of damage to underground infrastructure can include service disruptions, environmental contamination, property damage, personal injury and even death. Ground disturbers, including contractors, municipal workers, homeowners and landowners can save time and money, and keep our city safe and connected,by following damage prevention best practices including contacting BC One Call at 1-800-474-6886. Information regarding damage prevention best practices can be found on the BC Common Ground Alliance at commongroundbc.ca.

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