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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

7 damaging myths about safe digging

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

Why are we trimming and removing trees?

Sometimes trees and other vegetation present hazards for our natural gas lines and electric power lines. We hire skilled contractors to remove vegetation that could be problematic, before it causes any damage.
December 17, 2018

Keeping the natural gas network safe, every day

Here’s how we put your safety first, every day.
September 20, 2018

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

7 damaging myths about safe digging

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

Why are we trimming and removing trees?

Sometimes trees and other vegetation present hazards for our natural gas lines and electric power lines. We hire skilled contractors to remove vegetation that could be problematic, before it causes any damage.
December 17, 2018

Keeping the natural gas network safe, every day

Here’s how we put your safety first, every day.
September 20, 2018