Alberta Common Ground Alliance
Damage Prevention is a Shared Responsiblity

Welcome to Alberta Common Ground Alliance

The ABCGA is the voice of buried facility damage prevention in Alberta. Its members, representing the majority of the damage prevention stakeholder groups, work to reduce damages to buried facilities through the consensus identification and verification of damage prevention best practices and proper ground disturbance procedures.

Western Canada DIRT Report Available

Download the 2014 Western Canada DIRT Report.

ABCGA's 2016 Damage Prevention Safety Conference

The Conference will be held in Red Deer in March 2016.  Further information will be posted as it becomes available.

ABCGA and APWA present Alberta's New Wetland Policy Seminar

February 4, 2016, Sheraton Red Deer

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CCGA Best Practices, Volume 1.0 now available.

The CCGA is pleased to announce completion of the CCGA Best Practice Harmonization Project and release of The CCGA Best Practices - Volume 1.0!

Best Practice Volume 1.0 (English) is available HERE for download (PDF). French translation is underway. Read more.

To order printed copies of The CCGA Best Practices Volume 1.0, please email Cost per book is $10.00 CDN and includes shipping and handling.

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What is ABCGA?

The ABCGA is an open membership organization dedicated to improving worker safety, public safety, community safety, protection of the environment and preservation of the integrity of the infrastructure that provides goods and services that are essential to today’s society by identifying, validating and promoting the adoption of effective ground disturbance and damage prevention practices.

Together We Can Make a Difference

The prevention of damage to buried facilities during ground disturbance activities is a responsibility shared among all the stakeholders in the process.  The ABCGA welcomes all stakeholders to join in the furtherance of its objectives for the benefit of all Albertans.

What’s in it for You?

There are significant benefits for you and your organization when you join the ABCGA and work cooperatively and collaboratively with other stakeholders to improve the damage prevention process in Alberta through consensus.



Robert (Bob) Chisholm Service Award

Help us recognize those whose contributions to buried facility damage prevention have made Alberta a safer place to live and work.


Damage Prevention is a Shared Responsibility

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