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Title 30 : Public Service

Chapter 086 : UNDERGROUND UTILITY DAMAGE PREVENTION SYSTEM

(Cite as: 30 V.S.A. § 7007)
  • § 7007. Notice of damage

    When any underground utility facility is damaged during excavation activities, the excavator shall immediately notify the affected company. Under no circumstances shall the excavator backfill or conceal the damaged area until the company inspects and repairs the damage, provided that the excavator shall take reasonable and prudent actions to protect the public from serious injury from the damaged facilities until the company or emergency response personnel arrive at the damaged area. (Added 1987, No. 86, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1988; amended 1993, No. 118 (Adj. Sess.), § 9.)