Culver City: Previous Blast as a Catalyst for Change
How One Explosion Opened the Door for Surveyors in Underground Damage Prevention
Our Director of Subsurface Utility Mapping, Michael A. Twohig, was published in The November/December 2020 issue of The American Surveyor magazine. In the article, Mike explores the deadly 1976 blast in Culver City, California that was the result of an 18-inch utility location error. Mike discusses the flaws in utility location practices that led to the error, how Culver City sparked industrywide change, and how the industry can use new technologies to take utility location to the next level. Read more over at the American Surveyor.