Public Safety

July 22, 2014

PG&E, Marin Fire Safe Council Team to Prevent Wildfires

PG&E and the Marin Fire Safe Council today (July 22) announced a partnership to help prevent wildfires in the Inverness area.

July 21, 2014

PG&E Helping Reduce Wildfire Risk in Sierra Area by Partnering with Fire Safe Councils

PG&E and the El Dorado, Nevada and Placer Sierra Fire Safe Councils are partnering to help prevent wildfires in the Grass Valley area.

July 18, 2014

PG&E Focuses on Safety at the 2014 California State Fair

PG&E is celebrating more than a decade at the California State Fair in Sacramento. Today through July 27, PG&E will be providing safety advice and other tips at its booth. PG&E is partnering with the IBEW this year.

July 18, 2014

Residents See Increased Work as PG&E Enhances Integrity, Reliability of Gas System

Crews to perform hydrostatic pressure testing in San Rafael and San Anselmo communities as part of ongoing effort to ensure gas pipeline safety and reliability.

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July 15, 2014

Electrifying Whodunit: PG&E Protects Public by Investigating Mysteries of Downed Wires

If you’ve ever seen an episode of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” then you’re probably familiar with the scenario: Forensic investigators solve crimes by examining the evidence. A team of PG&E detectives is doing just that, analyzing the reason for downed electric lines.

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July 3, 2014

PG&E Offers Tips to Help Celebrate 4th of July Safely

Customers are reminded to celebrate safely this Independence Day and take simple precautions for an enjoyable holiday weekend.

July 2, 2014

Building a New Kind of Infrastructure for California

In PG&E Perspectives, Tim Fitzpatrick shows how PG&E is using technology to deliver safe, reliable and affordable service. As it has for its entire history, PG&E is integral to California’s growth and success, but now that infrastructure building is smarter and more digital, Fitzpatrick writes.

July 1, 2014

PG&E to Conduct Pipeline Pressure Test

As part of its system-wide program to ensure the safety of the transmission pipelines that deliver natural gas across Northern and Central California, PG&E will conduct a hydrostatic pressure test in Bakersfield in September.

July 1, 2014

PG&E Partners With CAL FIRE to Reduce Wildfire Risk

This year’s drought causes even more concern as multi-agency effort aims to reduce the 90 percent of wildfires caused by humans.

June 27, 2014

PG&E Reduces Fuel for Wildfire, Keeps Communities Safe

PG&E is working harder this year to reduce wildfire risks through its vegetation management programs. As this video shows, the work includes trimming trees and the use of high-tech tools such as fire-risk modeling.

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June 24, 2014

VIDEO: With Truck Rodeo, Troubleman Grant Estrada Drives Safety at PG&E

Doing a job safely isn’t enough. Driving to and from the job safely is vital, too. That’s what motivated Grant Estrada, a PG&E electric troubleman, to create the Truck Rodeo, a unique way to emphasize vehicle and driver safety. This video story shows a recent Truck Rodeo event in Santa Cruz County.

June 23, 2014

PG&E Begins First Phase of Gas Pipeline Project

PG&E began work to modernize natural gas distribution pipes in a Red Bluff historic neighborhood known for its many Victorian homes. PG&E crews are scheduled to perform the $2.3 million in upgrades through October.

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June 19, 2014

PG&E Offers Electric Safety Tips as Summer Arrives

Summer’s here! PG&E reminds its customers to be aware of summertime hazards and offers some tips on how to stay safe.

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June 18, 2014

PG&E Urges CPUC to Provide Resources Necessary for 21st Century Infrastructure While Keeping Bills Below National Average

PG&E is urging the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to provide the resources necessary to maintain safe and reliable gas and electric service while still keeping customer bills below the national average. Today (June 18), a proposed decision was issued in PG&E’s General Rate Case pending before the CPUC.

June 12, 2014

PG&E Promotes Metallic Balloon Safety for Father’s Day

Choosing the right Father’s Day gift can be tricky. If you opt to buy Dad helium-filled metallic balloons instead of a tie this year, PG&E urges you to please make sure you tie a weight securely to them to prevent them from floating away.

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