Public Safety

June 22, 2017

PG&E Completes Parking Area for Whitewater Recreation

PG&E has completed construction of a parking area for whitewater enthusiasts along the North Fork Feather River in Plumas County. The purpose of the new parking area is to create safer access to the river during whitewater higher flow events.

June 21, 2017

PG&E Urges Customers to Conserve Energy, Stay Safe during Heat Wave

PG&E urged its customers to conserve energy as it forecasts consumers in its service area may break an all-time record for electricity use on Thursday (June 22).

June 20, 2017

PG&E, Wheatland Little League Partner on Ball Park Improvements

As baseball season wrapped up, Wheatland’s little league team celebrated recent improvements to its home ballpark. New bleachers, dugouts and netting were installed, part of a PG&E effort to improve gas safety in the community.

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June 19, 2017

PG&E Restores Power as Heat Wave Grips Much of California

With record-setting temperatures gripping much of the state, PG&E crews have been working hard to keep the power on. The extreme heat is expected to stick around most of the week and customers are being asked to conserve and keep safety in mind.

June 19, 2017

PG&E Begins Daily Aerial Patrols to Spot and Speed Wildfire Response

PG&E has begun daily aerial fire detection patrols across hundreds of miles of its service area. The patrols are to assist the U.S. Forest Service, Cal Fire and local fire agencies with early fire detection and response this summer.

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June 16, 2017

PG&E Urges Safety When Flying New Father’s Day Drones

As drone gifts gain in popularity, PG&E has launched a new Father’s Day drone safety effort to urge customers to keep safety in mind when they fly drones near or around power lines or transmission towers.

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June 15, 2017

Alameda County: PG&E, Fremont Schoolchildren Plant Trees

PG&E employees helped with a recent tree planting at J. Haley Durham Elementary School and spoke with the students about the environment benefits of planting trees. The event is part of PG&E’s Community Pipeline Safety Initiative.

June 15, 2017

PG&E Flying Low to Inspect for Dead Trees

As part of its response to California’s tree mortality crisis, PG&E will conduct low-flying helicopter patrols in Plumas County on Tuesday (June 20) to identify dead trees that could pose a wildfire or other public safety risk.

June 13, 2017

Edison Electric Institute Recognizes PG&E for its Storm Restoration Efforts

In recognition of PG&E’s outstanding restoration efforts in response to the series of winter storms in January and February, the Edison Electric Institute has awarded the energy company with the 2017 Emergency Recovery Award.

June 5, 2017

PG&E, City Plant Trees Enhancing Safety

The recent planting of 150 trees, part of PG&E”s Community Pipeline Safety Initiative, will both beautify downtown Monterey and improve public safety.

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June 1, 2017

PG&E Recognized for Comprehensive Asset Management System in Gas Operations

PG&E has achieved two international recertifications for best-in-class operational standards for asset management systems in gas operations — another sign of progress in the company’s safety culture.

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June 1, 2017

PG&E Reminds Customers to Include Safety in Summer Fun

With record-setting rainfall and snow this winter, effectively ending the state drought, PG&E reminds customers to keep safety in mind when taking part in outdoor recreational activities this summer.

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May 30, 2017

Barry Anderson Appointed to State Earthquake Early Warning Advisory Board

Barry Anderson, PG&E’s vice president of Electric Distribution, has been appointed to the California Earthquake Early Warning Advisory Board.

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May 25, 2017

PG&E Urges Grads to Celebrate Safely with Weighted Balloons

With graduation season in full swing, PG&E is warning customers about the public safety risks associated with helium-filled metallic balloons.

May 22, 2017

PG&E Urges Dam Safety Preparedness

In recognition of National Dam Safety Awareness Day on May 31, PG&E urges those living or working below dams to recognize the signs of a potential dam breach and to have or update an evacuation plan.

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