Damage Related Statistics

DIRT

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

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