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Report: Underground Utilities Ignored by Higher Ed. Institutions

At UndergroundGIS, our mission is to change the "out of sight, out of mind" philosophy that property owners and facility managers often adhere to when it comes to their utility infrastructure. One [...]

Waxahachie Home Explosion: New Details

The Fire Marshal says a contractor sawed through a gas line causing the home explosion in Waxahachie last week on Arabian Road. After the line was cut, natural gas flowed into a sewer [...]

Failing infrastructure imperils Drinking Water Systems

Deep inside a 70-year-old water-treatment plant, drinking water for Iowa’s capital city is cleansed of harmful nitrates that come from the state’s famously rich farmland. Without Des Moines Water Works, the central Iowa [...]

Gas Leak at McDowell High School Disrupts Homecoming

A gas leak put homecoming celebrations temporarily on hold at McDowell High School early Friday morning. A construction crew hit a gas line while working at the high school. Students and staff [...]

Water main break causes half-million gallon water leak

A water main break caused more than a half-million gallons of chlorinated water to rush into Gilleland Creek, Pflugerville Wednesday afternoon, causing some smaller fish to die. A city contractor was drilling [...]

Crew hits gas line, force Seguin High School evacuation

A ruptured gas line shut down Seguin High School early Tuesday afternoon after an evacuation. Crews working on the new high school struck a 2-inch gas line at about 2:30 p.m. in [...]

Former Scores strip club property owner settles with Columbia Gas after 2012 Springfield explosion

Nearly three years after a natural gas explosion sent exotic dancers and the staff of Scores scrambling for cover, stripper shoes and rubble sailing in a plume over the downtown, the owner of [...]

Gas Line Explosion Sends Two to Hospital

Two people were flown to the hospital with severe burns after gas line explosion at a plant in Osseo. The gas line explosion happened around 1:15 Tuesday afternoon at Kings Valley Ag. [...]

Damaged utility lines offer clues to cause of Waxahachie blast

In the minutes after a Waxahachie blast, the home was reduced to rubble by a violent explosion Monday morning, neighbors here and around North Texas wondered who was to blame for hurting three [...]

Monterey Park Pays AT&T $85,000 for Grazing its Fiber Optic Wires

Grazing fiber optic wires, a mistake during a routine new business water main installation cost Monterey Park $85,000 in settlement costs — an addition to $836,300 in water and sewer claims in [...]

Woman says no one will fix water main break damaging home

A Nashville woman says a water main break at a nearby apartment complex is forcing water onto her property, causing major damage to her home. Erica Waters told News 2 she can’t [...]

Cleanup Continues After Massive Water Main Break

Cleanup efforts continued in North Philadelphia Sunday morning after a four-foot water main burst Saturday night, pouring millions of gallons of water into the street. Saturday's break, which happened about 8 p.m. near [...]

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