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.
- Abridged Annual Damage Report (2018)
- *The documentation is in French*
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