Utilocate 811

(RE)INTRODUCING UTILOCATE

The Ultimate Damage Prevention Platform Unparalleled User Experience 💫 Utilocate boasts an intuitive and user-friendly interface that has been meticulously refined for maximum ease of use and productivity. Our design team has poured countless hours into ensuring that every aspect of the platform is seamless, efficient, and tailored to your needs. Say goodbye to clunky interfaces and hello to a …

VHS | APRIL IS SAFE DIGGING MONTH

April is safe digging month check out this video from KRTV News to find out what that means for 811 and the damage prevention community as well as other stakeholders.RECENT POSTSApr. 15, 2024(RE)INTRODUCING UTILOCATEApr. 12, 2024VHS | APRIL IS SAFE DIGGING MONTHApr. 12, 2024VHS | WHAT DO COLLEGE STUDENTS KNOW ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE CopyApr. 11, 2024BENCHMARKING DAMAGE PREVENTIONApr. 08, 2024UA / …

VHS | WHAT DO COLLEGE STUDENTS KNOW ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE Copy

Aii summer intern Jake embarked on a journey throughout Washington D.C. to learn more about college students’ perspectives on #infrastructure. This isn’t just about underground utility infrastructure but the built environment plays a major role in where utilities are located, needed and how they work – so it’s good to zoom out and consider the bigger picture. It’s interesting to hear …

BENCHMARKING DAMAGE PREVENTION

The Common Ground Alliance (CGA) provides an invaluable service annually by compiling comprehensive data through its DIRT Report and the Damage Prevention Institute. It would be beneficial to dive deeper into this data, alongside additional information from the broader damage prevention landscape. While safely working around buried utilities is a universal challenge, some industries have been more effective than others …

UA / ISSUE 90

This week it’s the eclipse, next week it’s the CGA Conference in Colorado Springs… maybe we’ll see you there? Anyways. here’s the top 10 stories from the last week: Survey reveals 56 percent of homeowners plan to dig without contacting 811 first READ Insurance & Risk Scoring in Damage Prevention READ Shining a light into AI’s blackboxes for utility protection …

VHS | WHAT DO COLLEGE STUDENTS KNOW ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE

Aii summer intern Jake embarked on a journey throughout Washington D.C. to learn more about college students’ perspectives on #infrastructure. This isn’t just about underground utility infrastructure but the built environment plays a major role in where utilities are located, needed and how they work – so it’s good to zoom out and consider the bigger picture. It’s interesting to hear …

SHINING A LIGHT INTO AI’S BLACK BOXES

As artificial intelligence systems are increasingly deployed in the utility and damage prevention sectors, a major challenge looms: the opacity and lack of transparency in many AI models used for these tasks. The “black box” nature of complex machine learning algorithms like deep neural networks makes it extremely difficult to understand the reasoning and decision-making process behind their outputs. This …

INSURANCE & RISK SCORING IN DAMAGE PREVENTION

Over the last few weeks, there have been some major stories coming out of the insurance industry, particularly in regions prone to natural disasters like California. State Farm’s recent decision to discontinue coverage for a substantial number of properties in the state serves as a potent example of these shifts. The rationale behind this move included escalating costs, heightened risk …

UA / ISSUE 89

Happy National Dig Safety Month! Here’s the top 10 stories from the utility and damage prevention industries: National Safe Digging Month Urges Contacting 811 Before Digging READ 🔗 WSB Announces Partnership With 4M Analytics READ 🔗 Core & Main Signs Agreement to Acquire EGW Utilities Inc. READ 🔗 Ineffable Cryptography & Damage Prevention READ 🔗 Building a Business from the …

INEFFABLE CRYPTOGRAPHY & DAMAGE PREVENTION

With the amount of data associated with critical infrastructure and damage prevention cybersecurity is becoming a more and more important, the threat landscape is constantly evolving, and the protection of critical infrastructure has never been more crucial. As we witness an alarming surge in cyber attacks targeting vital systems such as energy grids, water supplies, and transportation networks, it becomes …