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Meeker Damage Prevention Breakfast

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The Western Slope Damage Prevention Council and Colorado 811 invite excavators, contractors, utility members and all other industry stakeholders to the 2017 Meeker Damage Prevention Breakfast on Tuesday, March 28 at the Fairfield Center, located at 200 Main St., Meeker, CO 81641. This complimentary breakfast will include door prizes and giveaways from the event sponsors.

Registration begins at 7:30 am and breakfast/presentations starts at 8:00 am.

Presentation include:

  • Damage Prevention for Oil and Gas Facilities
  • Update on the new PHMSA requirements and penalties
  • WCCA updates – Shawna Grieger

RSVP to Linda Schroder at lschroder@utewater.org or (970) 256-2880.

Sponsored by: Atmos Energy, Encana Oil & Gas, Enterprise Products, Kinder Morgan, Plains Pipeline, Questar Pipeline, Williams Pipeline and Xcel Energy

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By Whitney Cregger
February 2017 CGA Newsletter

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The February 2017 CGA newsletter is now available, read it here.

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By Whitney Cregger
2017 Legislative Update
2017 One-Call Legislative Update Legislative Update 2.15.17

Review and download the 2017 One-Call Legislative update from Colorado 811 CEO, J.D. Maniscalco. This update was presented at the 2017 Weld County Damage Prevention Breakfast on February 15 in Greeley, CO.

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By Whitney Cregger
Safe Digging Month – Banner Photo Contest

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April is National Safe Digging Month and Colorado 811 is asking fire stations across the state to show their support during the month of April by reminding their local communities and residents to click or call 811 before any digging project, no matter how large or small. It’s simple, we provide the banners and ask your stations to hang them for the month of April. The winner will receive a Traeger grill/smoker for their fire station. Get the details below!

BANNER ORDER FORM

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Banner Photo Contest Requirements:

  • Hang or display safe digging banners for the month of April – We’ll provide the banners, free of charge (if you did not already receive one from last year, please fill out the order form above)
  • Take a creative photo incorporating the banner and post it to your social media accounts, using the hashtags #SafeDigMonth and #CO811
  • Tag and like Colorado 811 on Facebook and follow on Twitter
  • Once the fire stations have done this, they will be entered into the contest

This campaign is limited to 100 banners, so place your order ASAP. Banner orders must be placed by March 15, 2017. If you have questions regarding the banners or this contest please contact Whitney Cregger at wcregger@co811.org or (303) 205-6372. Your banner must be visible in front of your fire station during the month of April.

Be creative and have fun! The winner will receive a Traeger smoker for their fire station. Winners will be judged on creativity and sharing the message on social media, so don’t forget to use the hashtags #SafeDigMonth and #CO811. Winners of the Safe Dig Month Banner Photo Contest will be announced in May.

Photos of the banners and fire stations will be posted on our website, social media sites and included in our newsletter.

Last year’s submissions

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Craig Damage Prevention Lunch

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The Western Slope Damage Prevention Council and Colorado 811 invite excavators, contractors, utility members and all other industry stakeholders to the 2017 Craig Damage Prevention Lunch on Tuesday, March 28 at the Clarion Hotel, located at 300 S. Colorado Highway 13, Craig, CO 81625. This complimentary lunch will include door prizes and giveaways from the event sponsors.

Registration begins at 11:30 am and lunch/presentations starts at 12:00 pm.

Presentation include:

  • Damage Prevention for Oil and Gas Facilities
  • Update on the new PHMSA requirements and penalties
  • WCCA updates – Shawna Grieger

RSVP to Linda Schroder at lschroder@utewater.org or (970) 256-2880.

Sponsored by: Atmos Energy, Kinder Morgan, Plains Pipeline, Questar Pipeline and Xcel Energy

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By Whitney Cregger
Fiber Optic Focus Vol. 32, Issue 1

Fiber Optic Focus, Vol 32-1

Download the full version of Fiber Optic Focus Vol. 32, Issue 1.

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By Whitney Cregger
Montrose and Delta County Excavator Breakfast

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Join the Western Slope Damage Prevention Council for a free scrumptious breakfast followed by industry safety presentations at the Lion’s Clubhouse, located at 602 N Nevada, Montrose, CO. The morning will end with fun giveaways from the event sponsors.

The breakfast and presentations will be start at 6:30 am, with giveaways wrapping up at 8:30am.
Secure your spot for this delightful, insightful and educational morning in beautiful, Montrose, CO!

RSVP to Linda Schroder at lschroder@utewater.org.

Sponsored by: Kinder Morgan, Blackhills Energy and Williams-Moab District

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By Whitney Cregger
Grand Junction Damage Prevention Breakfast

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Join the Western Slope Damage Prevention Council for the 2017 Grand Junction Damage Prevention Breakfast on February 28, 2017 at Ute Water located at 2190 H ¼ Rd, Grand Junction. This is a free breakfast for industry stakeholders and door prizes will be given out.

Presentations include: Damage Prevention for Oil & Gas Facilities, Update on New PHMSA requirements and penalties, OSHA Updates – Herb Gibson, CDL Compliance – Aimee Matern, WCCA Updates – Shawna Granger.

Sign-in begins at 6:30 a.m. and breakfast will be served at 7 a.m. Please RSVP to lschroder@utewater.org or by phone 970-256-2880.

Sponsored by Encana Oil & Gas, Enterprise Products, Kinder Morgan, Questar Pipeline, SourceGas, Summit Midstream, Williams Northwest Pipeline, Williams Production and Xcel Energy.

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By Whitney Cregger
Staking University – Locator Certification Seminar

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Staking University will hold a Locator Certification Seminar on June 15 & 16, 2017 at the City of Boulder Municipal Service Center located at 5050 Pearl St. Boulder, CO 80301.

For more details and to register, please click here.stakingU

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By Whitney Cregger
2017 CGA Excavation Safety Conference & Expo

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Don’t miss out on the 2017 CGA Excavation Safety Conference & Expo. Register at CGAconference.com, for more information email info@emailir.com or call 866-279-7755. We hope to see you there!

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By Whitney Cregger