Damage Related Statistics


Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT)

We are proud to share with you our official reports on underground infrastructure damage in Quebec. These statistics enable us to better target our interventions to reduce damage and better accomplish our mission.


Highlights for 2023

More than 3 damages per day in Quebec.

  •  22% without prior location request
  • 54% involved natural gas or electricity pipes






Detailed damage statistics


By type of work

68% due to sewer/waterworks and street/road work

  • 44%  Sewer/Waterworks
  • 24 % Street/Road work


By type of impact

  • 84% resulting in service interruptions
  • 63% causing traffic obstructions in urban street rights-of-way

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