Louisiana Tech University


Trenchless Technology Center

SAULT: Selection Assistant for Utility Locating Technologies


Case #
Location
Date
Keywords
Trumbull, CT
5/9/2007 Business losses, Injuries, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Costa Mesa, CA
6/4/2007 Adequate (damage limited to initial event), Auger, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Cheyenne, WY
2/6/2007 Petroleum/gasoline pipelines, Spills (environmental polution), Trench box
Cheyenne, WY
1/26/2007 Locating/marking inaccurate, Loss of service, Auger, Fiber optics, Communication cables
Ghent, WV
1/30/2007 Collateral damage (other than utility), Business losses, Fatalities, Explosion/fire, Injuries, Propane gas tank
Rio Rancho, NM
1/8/2007 Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
San Rafael, CA
2/6/2007 Traffic/flight delays, Drill, Sewer pipelines, Spills (environmental polution)
Hawthorne, NY
2/17/2007 Marking not visible, Flooding, Traffic/flight delays, Sewer pipelines, Water pipelines
Nogales, AZ
1/26/2007 Collateral damage (other than utility), Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Gainesville, FL
1/1/2007 Locating/marking inaccurate, Natural gas lines
South Fort Meyers, FL
12/26/2006 Flooding, Water pipelines
Jacksonville, FL
4//2007 Drill, Electric cables
Bridgeport, AL
1/22/1999 Locating not done, Collateral damage (other than utility), Explosion/fire, Backhoe, Natural gas lines, Water pipelines
Pensacola, FL
// Locating/marking inaccurate, Water pipelines
St. Paul, MN
3/21/2000 Traffic/flight delays, Fiber optics, Communication cables
Newark, NJ
1/9/2005 Locating/marking inaccurate, Traffic/flight delays, Pile driver, Electric cables, Explosion/fire
Edison, NJ
3/23/1994 Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Chicago, IL
4/13/1992 Locating/marking inaccurate, Collateral damage (other than utility), Business losses, Flooding, Inadequate (subsequent damages/losses), Pile driver, Utility tunnel
Buffalo, NY
4/22/1996 Locating/marking inaccurate, Collateral damage (other than utility), Flooding, Pavement saw, Water pipelines
Walnut, CA
11/9/2004 Collateral damage (other than utility), Fatalities, Explosion/fire, Injuries, Pavement saw, Natural gas lines
Walnut, CA
12/27/2006 Locating/marking inaccurate, Collateral damage (other than utility), Flooding, Loss of service, Backhoe, Water pipelines
Puyallup, WA
12/16/2006 Locating not done, Backhoe, Electric cables, Water pipelines
Searchy, AR
1/5/2005 Business losses, Loss of service, Backhoe, Fiber optics, Communication cables
Macon, GA
1/8/2005 Business losses, Explosion/fire, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.), Skid loader
Topeka, KS
1/11/2005 Locating not done, Loss of service, Electric cables
Gloucester, MA
1/5/2005 Collateral damage (other than utility), Flooding, Loss of service, Backhoe, Water pipelines
Hampton, NH
1/7/2005 Locating/marking inaccurate, Explosion/fire, Injuries, Pavement saw, Natural gas lines
Middletown, NJ
1/6/2005 Explosion/fire, Traffic/flight delays, Auger, Natural gas lines
Yonkers, NY
1/5/2005 Loss of service, Backhoe, Water pipelines
Houston, TX
1/11/2005 Loss of service, Traffic/flight delays, Electric cables
Asheville, NC
1/4/2005 Collateral damage (other than utility), Backhoe, Water pipelines
Chico, CA
10/12/2005 Marking not visible, Explosion/fire, Loss of service, Backhoe, Natural gas lines
Toledo, OH
12/9/2004 Locating/marking inaccurate, Backhoe, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Eurora, Australia
1/6/2005 Explosion/fire, Injuries, Hand excavating tools, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Trois- Rivers, Canada
1/14/2005 Collateral damage (other than utility), Fatalities, Explosion/fire, Injuries, Hand excavating tools, Natural gas lines, Sewer pipelines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Coquitlam, BC Canada
1/6/2007 Locating not done, Backhoe, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Moose Jaw Saskatchewan, Canada
2/1/2007 Locating/marking inaccurate, Collateral damage (other than utility), Sewer pipelines, Water pipelines, Spills (environmental polution)
Darlington, UK
2/17/2007 Loss of service, Natural gas lines
Annapolis, MD
6/12/2007 Backhoe, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Portsmouth, NH
6/21/2007 Locating/marking inaccurate, Backhoe, Natural gas lines
Cherry Hill, NJ
6/2/2007 Loss of service, Auger, Communication cables
Wycoff, NJ
6/28/2007 Backhoe, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Rensselaer, NY
5/9/2007 Marking not visible, Backhoe, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Akron, OH
6/12/2007 Flooding, Loss of service, Backhoe, Water pipelines
Columbus, OH
6/21/2007 Auger, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Cleburne, TX
6/4/2007 Collateral damage (other than utility), Fatalities, Explosion/fire, Injuries, Natural gas lines
Salt Lake City, UT
6/11/2007 Injuries, Backhoe, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
EL Paso, TX
6/1/2007 Locating/marking inaccurate, Collateral damage (other than utility), Loss of service, Backhoe, Water pipelines
Jonesboro, GA
6/4/2007 Traffic/flight delays, Backhoe, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Boise, ID
5/4/2007 Loss of service, Backhoe, Communication cables
San Francisco, CA
3/9/2007 Loss of service, Backhoe, Water pipelines
Woodland, CA
3/14/2007 Operator error, Backhoe, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Lawrenceville, GA
3/14/2007 Traffic/flight delays, Auger, Natural gas lines
Gorham, ME
2/2/2007 Backhoe, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Reno, NV
3/14/2007 Backhoe, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Syracuse, NY
3/8/2007 Traffic/flight delays, Backhoe, Natural gas lines
Norman, OK
3/16/2007 Pavement saw, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Pittsburgh, PA
2/26/2007 Marking not visible, Operator error, Business losses, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
De Soto, TX
3/13/2007 Operator error, Loss of service, Backhoe, Water pipelines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)
Half Moon Bay, CA
3/14/2007 Operator error, Natural gas lines, Area evacuated (homes, buildings, etc.)