Damage Related Statistics
We are proud to share our official reports on damages to underground infrastructures in Quebec. These statistics help us better target our efforts in damage prevention and accomplish our mission.
Here are a few statistics for 2016
In Quebec, there are more than 4,5 damages each business day
A 5% rise in the number of damage in 2016
For 32% of these cases, no locate request was placed with Info-Excavation
- In 40% theses cases, natural gaz ou electricity were involved
64% happened during road construction or sewer and water works
Damage related socioeconomic costs are evaluated at more than 123 M$ (evaluation made by CIRANO).
A 13% rise compare to 2015
Services were interrupted in 79% of these cases
32% required the intervention of municipal emergency services
63% were done in an urban area
Please visit our Website to get a detailed picture of damages in Quebec
You can contribute directly in our efforts to document damages by asking for your access code today at: https://www.cga-dirt.com/qcvpd