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The state of Nevada proclaims Safe Digging Month a sixth year in a row!

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811 Billboard in Northern Nevada

Northern Nevada is promoting “Safe Digging Month” in grandiose fashion! Located on busy highway 395 between Carson City and Minden, the 811 billboard encourages the home owners in Northern Nevada to call 811 before digging. Thanks to Southwest Gas for the billboard graphics and sponsoring the project with Clear Channel, along with support from the […]

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Southern Nevadan Excavators Hear Inspirational Message from Olympian

On Thursday, Jan. 23, USA North 811 hosted a free Cliff Meidl safety awareness presentation and lunch in Henderson, Nev. The event was open to excavators, contractors, homeowners, utility operators, and anyone else who digs. The highlight of the event was a presentation by Cliff Meidl on the importance of safe digging. Meidl discussed in detail the […]

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NRCGA Board Member Participates in Rose Bowl Parade!

Marshall Johnson, a board member of both DigAlert and the NRCGA, participated in the annual Jan. 1 Rose Bowl Parade. It may have been the 125th Rose Bowl Parade, but it was the first for Underground Damage Prevention! The 811 safety message was featured on a float in the parade thanks to USA South and […]

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More than 100 excavators attend appreciation event

The NRCGA hosted its 2013 Excavator Appreciation Event on November 6 to thank Las Vegas contractors for keeping people, property and infrastructure safe! Tom Georgi of the Las Vegas Valley Water District chaired the event committee this year. The event was sponsored by CenturyLink, Cox Communications, ELM, Kern River Gas, Southwest Gas, Las Vegas Valley Water District, […]

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Two Events for Excavators!

Two upcoming events provide lots of free fun for the family! Trench Shoring Open House, Oct. 25 Trench Shoring wants you to see its new digs.  Stop by its new Flossmoor Street location for free food, drinks and prize drawings. Backhoe & Equipment Rodeo, Nov. 2 Join NUCA of Las Vegas at its 8th annual Backhoe & […]

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NRCGA Members Attend CGA Conference

NRCGA members (left to right) Gloria Grev, Southwest Gas; Craig Rogers, Public Utilities Commission of Nevada; and Bob Ward, NV Energy, enjoy vendor displays at the 2013 CGA Conference & Expo.  See you in Phoenix at the 2014 CGA Conference & Expo!

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Excavator Appreciation Event to be held Nov. 6

The NRCGA invites all excavators to join us at our annual Excavator Appreciation Event! Enjoy delicious BBQ, lots of fun and door prizes.  Meet with utility representatives, line locators, excavators, and inspectors from the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada.  And find out what’s new in Nevada’s efforts to promote damage prevention and safe excavation. When:  November […]

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One-Thousand Las Vegas Baseball Fans Receive Free 811 T-Shirt

The NRCGA gave away one-thousand t-shirts at the Las Vegas 51s baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 10, in honor of National 8/11 Day. In addition to the usual mascot races and other frivolity that takes place between innings at a minor league game, 51s’ staff livened up the atmosphere by also tossing 811 t-shirts into the crowd between […]

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One-thousand fans to receive 811 t-shirts at Aug. 10 Las Vegas 51s game in honor of National 8/11 Day

The first 1,000 fans through the gates at the Aug. 10 Las Vegas 51s game will receive an 811 t-shirt provided by the Nevada Regional Common Ground Alliance (NRCGA) in honor of National 8/11 Day. The NRCGA hopes National 811 Day will serve as a reminder for Nevadans to call 811 two business days prior […]