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USIC Performs over 60,000,000 locates annually.

Gas Services: Utilizing the latest technologies, our experienced teams provide a full range of services for gas leak detection and inspections.

Electrical Services: Our field technicians are specially trained to test all necessary structures to be in full compliance with the regulatory orders.

Over 7,500 highly trained field technicians with a 99.97% quality rate.

USIC's DigCheck app gives excavators and utility companies the ability to access their internal ticket information anywhere, anytime.

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Protecting & Maintaining Infrastructure

Who we are. What we do. How we can help you.

Your partner in Damage Prevention & Infrastructure Solutions

Performing over 60 million locates annually, USIC is the most trusted name in underground utility damage prevention. USIC also provides a full suite of utility services throughout the United States and Canada.

Our mission: to deliver quality, efficient, safe, and innovative solutions to protect our partner’s infrastructure and critical assets.

6,000,000

Annual Locates Across the US & Canada

TX NM AZ NV OR WA ID MT WY CO SD NE KS OK MN IA MO LA MS AL GA FL SC TN NC VA KY WI IL IN MI OH WV PA NY VT MA RI CT NJ DE MD AB

1,600,000

Locates in NM

Our Service Stats

8200

Field techs with over 500,000 training hours / year

99.97%

of USIC locate tickets result in no locate-related Damage

25,000

locates completed
every hour

24/7

Field techs on-call to assist in any emergency

Damage Prevention

The Leader in Damage Prevention


With over 7,500 highly trained technicians in the field, USIC is the most trusted name in damage prevention. Our mission is to deliver quality, efficient, and safe, and innovative solutions to protect our partners’ infrastructure and critical assets.

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Utility Services

The Emerging Partner in Infrastructure Solutions


USIC’s Utility Services Division is your utility compliance and solutions partner. Our experienced teams utilize the most advanced technology to ensure superior quality and reliability. Nationwide, utility companies depend upon our oversight and precision to protect their infrastructure.

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The Life Cycle of a USIC Service Ticket

  1. [1] Planning
  2. [2] 811 Ticket
  3. [3] Pre-excavation
  4. [4] Excavation
  5. [5] Beyond the Dig
[1]

Planning

Safe and efficient excavations start well before the dig. USIC effectively analyzes and projects demand which drives proper staffing to cover variable and seasonal demand. Our scale enables us to source, train and qualify staff while efficiently supporting all fleet, technology and equipment needs. Also see USIC's Design Locate solution.

[2]

811 Ticket

Whether you are planning to dig yourself or hire a professional, Call 811 BEFORE YOU DIG! It is a free call for free utility locating service. Call 811 at least a few days before you start any digging project (3 days required in some states). Smart digging avoids underground utilities and that means calling 811 before each dig. For more info visit: Call811.com.

[3]

Pre-excavation

After your call to 811, utility owners in your area will send Locators to locate and mark underground utilities at your dig site. Chances are that USIC will mark utilities at your dig site. Beyond locating, USIC offers a suite of proactive solutions in support of safe digging including predictive analytics and specialized site services at high risk excavations.

[4]

Excavation

Approximately one quarter of underground utility damages are related to digging without an 811 ticket and over half of the damages are caused by excavator error. Coordination between all stake holders is critical for safe and efficient digging. Large scope "project" excavations and sites with difficult or high consequence infrastructure require special care.

[5]

Beyond the Dig

USIC processes more 811 ticket and excavation damage data than any other organization. Our solutions are ever evolving and we remain dedicated to protecting infrastructure. USIC is active in state and national damage prevention associations. Click through our Utility Services offering to see how we also help our customers maintain their infrastructure.

President's Award Recipient

USIC is the proud recipient of the Common Ground Alliance’s (CGA) President’s Corporate Award of Excellence for 2014. USIC was awarded this honor for contributions to DIRT data as well as an overall dedication to damage prevention at this year’s Annual Meeting at the CGA conference.

A Valued Partnership

USIC is a valued Disconnect/Reconnect partner of Ameren Missouri. USIC represents Ameren Missouri professionally and courteously while performing this critical service. USIC’s performance consistently meets Ameren Missouri's high safety, quality and efficiency expectations.

- Tommie Gray, Revenue Protection Manager, Ameren Missouri

Working Hand-In-Hand

USIC has been Vectren’s valued locating partner for more than five years. During that period, USIC has worked hand-in-hand with Vectren’s damage prevention leadership in reducing overall damages. USIC’s field leadership is professional, responsive, and simply cares.

- Tracey Bryant; Manager, Damage Prevention & Public Awareness, Vectren Corp.

2016 CGA Gold Sponsorship

USIC is proud to be a Gold Sponsor for this year's CGA Excavation & Safety Expo. For more information please visit www.cgaconference.com.

Upcoming
Events Show

  • TGA Distribution Round Table

    Event Date: Aug. 17, 2016 Location: San Marcos, TX
  • NEPPA 2016 Annual Conference

    Event Date: Aug. 23, 2016 Location: Crowne Plaza Resorts & Golf Club, NY
  • OK Gas Association Annual Conference

    Event Date: Aug. 30, 2016 Location: Norman, OK

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USIC Wins Big, Again!

Apr 21, 2016 - We are thrilled to announce the newly launched USIC website has been recognized with FOUR Platinum awards in the Hermes Creative Awards.  Over 6,000 entries were submitted in 2016 and approximately 15% overall are...

2016 AVA Awards

Feb 26, 2016 - USIC won Four 2016 AVA Awards for our new website!  We won Platinum awards for the Business to Business and Corporation categories, and Gold awards for the Web Interactive Capabilities and Home Page Design...

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