A “beforeUdig” emergency is defined as a potentially life-threatening situation and may include the following:
- burst water main
- damaged electricity pole
- leaking gas pipe
- open sewer
- major telecommunication cable damaged
- other situation which may be catastrophic.
The Asset Owners listed below may not represent all owners of underground infrastructure in and around the proposed dig site. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have all the necessary information from all the asset owners at your dig site; you must hand expose any pipes and cables before using heavy machinery.
Protect Pipes, Cables and Lives — beforeUdig NZ