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 2018

In Quebec, there are more than 5 damages each business day

The number of damages remained stable in 2018 compared to 2017

For 24% of these cases, no locate request was placed with Info-Excavation*

  • In 38% of these cases, natural gas ou electricity were involved

67% happened during road construction or sewer and water works

Services were interrupted in 82% of these cases

59% were done in an urban area

*Based on the 2018 calculation method. Using the 2017 method, it was 33% of the damages that had no locate request placed with Info-Excavation.

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