Page 19 - Damage Prevention Journal 2017 Issue 3
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The city budgeted to purchase

a small vacuum excavalmn

irailer and worked with a local

dislrihulor ID have the factory

retrofit a hydraulic arm and

minor lhai would funchon as

a valve exereuer. while the .‘ —I— A
vacuum excavator could he used ‘ A
inamorelrarlirionalwaylosaiely U‘;  — “- r—~ N
Expose his underground iaclllliesr  '

he really looking fora more ‘ ‘  V ‘  R I
eeonomieal nnd efflclenlway Io ‘  - ‘ ‘ --r r  I e "- 1
clean valve boxes and routinely . __* A i ,‘ ' “

exercise them. . - .“' ~ . Q

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He said, ‘The equipmenl works  «, - \ . -'
really well. lllsslillworkirug — - * ‘V ‘V. l _
andilsnlliekesdedieanonlo gel 7  V l 4 l I

the jub done, but the equipment  or go , __, 5 _ §..— 1 ‘
eerlainly makes II easierio . .3‘ ~ » ll _ _

aeoomplish our goals." \ W ' 

Hats off In all lhe men and ' " P’

women finding ways to . .

proleel our vllal underground g _

infra.-iruelure, who eall befom v ’ - ‘ y ‘

ihey dig and who see lhe value in l

being a member of O.U.!’.S.. ' 

Flnd lhe way! ' ‘

O l TRUST YOUR SENSES.
sum. “E
U 0 Suspect a natural 0 0 “ML
gas leak?
UTlLlTYlRA|NlNG ACADEMY 6
First, move
your feet! 9
Then call when
you're down the street.
Qnside or in, dmecting a natural gas leak is easy. To help
you SMELL a leak lrorn a gas line or ap liance, a familiar
odor like rouen eggs is often addezfto natural gas.
‘ ‘ V   or you migln see blowing din, bulrhling water or an
 “ unusual area of dead vegetation. A leaking pipeline
2 9 ‘ ' v ‘ rniglu also make a hissing sound you can HEAR.
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‘— I 3 9 Also, remember to call the olrio Utllities Prolecllon
’ Sevvlce (OUPS) by dialing 311 at least mo working
‘,1 1 ' ’ days lrelore digging on your oropeny. And if
you suspect a gas leal<—wa|l< away, riglu away. Once
V n V M  ‘_  clear of the area, call nomlnlon Eu! onlo.
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