OUNC was a proud sponsor at this years Dozer Day in Vancouver on May 18-19. This year we had a coloring contest to teach kids what color codes match to underground utilities. Over 135 kids participated and proudly hung their drawings on our 811 trailer. We want to thank our volunteers from NW Natural who […]
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Oregon Utility Notification Center / OUNC was a proud sponsor of this years Starlight Parade on June 1st. There was 325,000 spectators that lined the streets of downtown Portland to watch the second-largest illuminated parade in the Northwest. We were able to share the 811 message to a very large audience! A huge thank you […]
The Oregon Utility Notification Center / OUNC partnered with NW Natural at this years career day at the Career Technical Education Center in Salem, OR! Tobin Werner, NW Natural, shared natural gas safety information as well as job opportunities in the industry with the students. We also shared the importance of calling 811 before any […]
OUNC was a proud sponsor of the first NWUCA Construction Career Day held at NW College of Construction. Students from Sam Barlow, Parkrose, Washougal, Reynolds, David Douglas, and Franklin high schools attended. Each activity station gave the students demonstrations on installing piping, virtual reality equipment simulation, and other job related skills. After stopping by our […]
Oregon Utility Notification Center / OUNC sponsored this years Mid-Oregon Construction Safety Summit! The outreach effort to the 300 attendees was very successful we shared with them the new standards manuals, the new call timeline, and the updates to the OAR’s. Keynote Speakers Russ and Laurel Youngstrom stopped by the Oregon 811 booth after their […]
Oregon Utility Notification Center / OUNC sponsored the Hillsboro Hops baseball team this year! We had fun sharing the important Call 811 message with all of the enthusiastic fans. GO HOPS! #AllHoppedUp #811Awareness
SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Public Utility Commission is reminding homeowners and professional contractors of the importance of calling 811 before starting any outdoor digging project. Every six minutes, an underground utility line is damaged because someone decided to dig without calling 811 first. Striking a line can cause injury, repair costs, fines and inconvenient […]
The Publicity Committee’s campaign for ‘April is Safe Digging Month” showed around Portland-Metro on 20 Tri-Met busses advertising our message. We would like to thank our sponsors, NW Natural and Pacific Power who demonstrate their partnership with the OUNC.
Reminder to call 811 before digging SALEM, Ore. – In time for spring gardening and home improvement projects, Governor Kate Brown proclaims April as “Oregon Dig Safely Month”. This serves as a reminder to all Oregon homeowners and contractors to call 811 before digging to have underground facilities, such as natural gas pipelines, electrical utilities, […]
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