Walnut Creek - 2004 Source: retrieved from http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Energy-firm-convicted-in-Walnut-Creek-pipeline-2539356.php Help CARCGA determine what are the “BEST Practices to a Safe Excavation” Damage Information Reporting Tool Report YOUR facility events: damages, near misses, excavator down time and other excavation violations It is Simple & Confidential Why you need to report your facility events • • • • To identify root causes of facility events Learn why events occur by analyzing the data Improve excavation standards Ensure the safety and protection of people and underground infrastructure. • Help educate all stakeholders so that damages can be reduced through effective practices and procedures. Make a DIFFERENCE in Damage Prevention Go to www.cga-dirt.com/ca811 Click on the Register button. The following screen will display Click on the Start button The following screen will display Then click the Next button. Step 2. Select Stakeholder Group. Select No-Other Stakeholder Group. Then click the Next button. Step 3. Select Virtual Private DIRT. Select either California 811 or California Regional Common Ground Alliance. Then click the Next button. Step 4: State Virtual Private DIRT. Select NO-OTHER or MULTIPLE State/Province operation. Even if you only operate in California - at this time there is no option for California Then click the Next button. Click on the Register button next to California 811 - Virtual Private DIRT You will then be asked to fill out information like email, password, company information to complete the registration. After you have completed the registration you will receive the following instructions Within 5 days a CARCGA administrator will contact you to confirm your information and finish activation. Then you can begin inputting your facility events. Get copies of the event form at www.CARCGA.org California Facility Event Form Part A – Who is Submitting This Information Who is providing the information? Electric Equipment Manufacturer Excavator Insurance Liquid Pipeline Natural Gas One-Call Center Private Water Railroad Road Builders State Regulator Unknown/Other Engineer/Design Locator Public Works Telecommunications Name of the person providing the information: Part B - Date and Location of Event *Date of Event: Country USA Street address State CA *County *Right of Way where event occurred Public: City Street Public-Other Private: Private Business Pipeline Utility Easement Unknown/Other (MM/DD/YYYY) City Nearest Intersection State Highway County Road Private Land Owner Power /Transmission Line Federal Land Railroad Interstate Highway Private Easement Dedicated Public Data not collected Part C – Affected Facility Information *What type of facility operation was affected? Cable Television Electric Natural Gas Liquid Pipeline Sewer (Sanitary Sewer) Steam Telecommunications Water Unknown/Other *What type of facility was affected? Distribution Gathering Service/Drop Transmission Unknown/Other Was the facility part of a joint trench? Unknown Yes No Was the facility owner a member of One-Call Center? Unknown Yes No Part D – Excavation Information *Type of Excavator Contractor County Occupant Railroad State Unknown/Other *Type of Excavation Equipment Auger Backhoe/Trackhoe Directional Drilling Explosives Farm Equipment Milling Equipment Probing Device Trencher Unknown/Other *Type of Work Performed Agriculture Cable Television Demolition Developer Farmer Utility Data not collected Municipality Boring Drilling Grader/Scraper Hand Tools Vacuum Equipment Data Not Collected Curb/Sidewalk Bldg. Construction Bldg. Questions? Go to www.cga-dirt.com/ca811 on the left hand side under DIRT Tools/Resources click on User Guide Go to www.cga-dirt.com/ca811 Click on the Log into DIRT Application button, either button will work. Enter your email address and password. Then click on Login. Click on Damage Report Answer the following questions using the drop down menu when available Input street address then click on “map location” Confirm location is correct and then click on “set location” to automatically set lat/long Complete Part E through Part I using the drop down menu Insert any additional information relevant to the facility event Continue to complete Part Z using the drop down menu, this information is specifically used for the California Regional Common Ground Alliance For California Specific Questions, go to carcga.org and under documents tab click on California 811/CARCGA DIRT User Guide Upload any pictures or other documents that are relevant to the facility event Click Submit when finished Finished! March 31, 2015 is the deadline to report your 2014 facility events into CA 811 D.I.R.T. Thank you!