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How we overcame an emergency to keep energy flowing to the Sunshine Coast

With no idea how much time we had, it took a team effort to keep natural gas flowing to the Sunshine Coast.
June 22, 2020

Top 3 myths about dams and your safety

Learn about the top three myths about dams, recreational activities and public safety.
June 8, 2020

This is what actually happens when you click or call BC 1 Call

A first time homeowner tells us the steps she took to ensure she didn’t hit any utilities in her backyard when installing a French drain.
May 5, 2020

How to prevent carbon monoxide exposure

Reduce your risk of carbon monoxide exposure: help keep your family safe by having your natural gas appliances serviced and taking other precautions.
December 20, 2019

What happens after you hit a natural gas line?

Find out what happens after a homeowner or contractor accidentally hits a natural gas line.
November 8, 2019

Learn how to prepare in advance of heating season

Before you turn on your heating systems look to have them serviced so you can stay safe and warm all winter long.
October 10, 2019

7 damaging myths about digging safety

Do you know how far down natural gas lines are buried? Do you know what to do if you accidentally hit a gas line while digging? With questions like these, assumptions can be dangerous. Learn the myths—and facts—about safe digging.
September 13, 2019

Construction is underway: what you need to know

Bucket trucks, excavators and wood chippers are just a few the specialized equipment to keep an eye (and ear) out for in the coming months in urban centres, small towns and back country.
May 1, 2019

How we overcame an emergency to keep energy flowing to the Sunshine Coast

With no idea how much time we had, it took a team effort to keep natural gas flowing to the Sunshine Coast.
June 22, 2020

Top 3 myths about dams and your safety

Learn about the top three myths about dams, recreational activities and public safety.
June 8, 2020

This is what actually happens when you click or call BC 1 Call

A first time homeowner tells us the steps she took to ensure she didn’t hit any utilities in her backyard when installing a French drain.
May 5, 2020

How to prevent carbon monoxide exposure

Reduce your risk of carbon monoxide exposure: help keep your family safe by having your natural gas appliances serviced and taking other precautions.
December 20, 2019

What happens after you hit a natural gas line?

Find out what happens after a homeowner or contractor accidentally hits a natural gas line.
November 8, 2019

Learn how to prepare in advance of heating season

Before you turn on your heating systems look to have them serviced so you can stay safe and warm all winter long.
October 10, 2019

7 damaging myths about digging safety

Do you know how far down natural gas lines are buried? Do you know what to do if you accidentally hit a gas line while digging? With questions like these, assumptions can be dangerous. Learn the myths—and facts—about safe digging.
September 13, 2019

Construction is underway: what you need to know

Bucket trucks, excavators and wood chippers are just a few the specialized equipment to keep an eye (and ear) out for in the coming months in urban centres, small towns and back country.
May 1, 2019

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