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ISSUE 23 | Fall 2017

features

Hydro One's Distribution Damage Prevention team is dedicated to preventing damage to Hydro One's underground distribution infrastructure.
The team works closely with the ORCGA, Ontario One Call, the Locate Alliance Consortium, Locate Service Providers, and other underground
infrastructure owners to promote safe digging, damage prevention, and public safety.
Pictured (left to right): Brandon Lough, Leah Borley, Bav Mistry, Jodi Burch, Tyler Chapin, Jondon Wilson, Tony Van Mierlo, Sara Ward-Paige.
Missing from picture: Cher Burger

7 President's Message

By Doug Lapp, President & CEO, ORCGA

9 The History of Locates
in Ontario

By Dave Wulff, General Manager,
Vivax-Metrotech Canada

13 Walking in a

Locator's Boots

19 The Challenges of
Private Locates

By John Scaife, P.Geo. Director URBAN X and
Grant Piraine, C.E.T., DPT

22 Locates Made Easy
For All of Us

By Crystal Bedore, Education & Training
Program Coordinator, Ontario One Call

By Jason Edwards, Director of Operations,
PVS Contractors Inc.
ORCGA
Editor-in-Chief
Jennifer Parent
Manager Growth, Councils and
Membership Services
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NAYLOR
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The Ontario Regional Common Ground
Alliance (ORCGA) is an organization
promoting efficient and effective damage
prevention for Ontario's vital underground
infrastructure. Through a unified
approach and stakeholder consensus,
ORCGA fulfills its motto of "Working
Together to Build a Safer Ontario."

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017

President’s Message
The History of Locates in Ontario
Walking in a Locator’s Boots
The Challenges of Private Locates
Locates Made Easy For All of Us
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - Intro
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Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 5
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 6
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - President’s Message
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 8
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - The History of Locates in Ontario
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Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 11
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 12
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - Walking in a Locator’s Boots
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Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 15
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 16
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 17
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 18
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - The Challenges of Private Locates
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 20
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - 21
Ear to the Ground - Fall 2017 - Locates Made Easy For All of Us
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