Public Safety


February 19, 2015

PG&E Conducting Work to Prepare for Rosedale Highway Widening Project

PG&E is relocating utility poles and upgrading electrical equipment along Rosedale Highway from Gibson Street to Allen Road in advance of the Rosedale Highway Widening Project.

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February 13, 2015

PG&E Installs New Lights, Improves Safety on Towers Near San Mateo Bridge

PG&E is working to install new lights on towers adjacent to the San Mateo Bridge to give pilots flying over the San Francisco Bay greater visibility.

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February 12, 2015

Schoolchildren Get Science Lesson in Dangers of Metallic Balloons

Have you ever released a balloon and watched it float up, up, up and away to the heavens? Yes, it may cause great wonderment. But those colorful and shiny helium-filled metallic balloons pose many dangers, as a class of fourth graders learned a few days before Valentine’s Day.

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February 11, 2015

PG&E Crew Saves Baby’s Life

Members of a PG&E electric repair crew saved the life of a baby struggling to breathe in a pizza restaurant as they stopped for lunch on their way to restore power following last weekend’s storm.

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February 10, 2015

VIDEO: PG&E Urges Customers to Be Safe and Keep Metallic Balloons Secure on Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, PG&E reminds its customers to keep metallic balloons safe, secure and away from power lines.

February 6, 2015

PG&E Employee Puts Safety First after Storm Downs Power Line, Sparks Fire

During today’s storm, a PG&E employee in El Dorado County who was driving to work helped put out a fire and kept the area safe until emergency personnel and PG&E crews arrived.

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February 6, 2015

Update: PG&E Crews Responding to First Storm of 2015

For the third consecutive day, PG&E crews throughout Northern California responded to outages caused by a series of wet and windy winter storms.

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February 5, 2015

Be Prepared: First Big Storm of 2015 Coming

PG&E reminds its customers that power outages may occur due to wet and windy weather forecast to begin Thursday and last through the weekend, the first major rainfall in the utility’s service area since two powerful December storms.

January 27, 2015

PG&E Upgrading Natural Gas Pipelines in Red Bluff

PG&E is modernizing the natural gas distribution system in Red Bluff as part of its ongoing effort to create the safest, most reliable gas system in the nation. PG&E crews are performing the upgrades through March.

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January 26, 2015

VIDEO: PG&E Expands Partnership with Picarro as Next Phase of Industry-Leading Gas Leak Detection Strategy

PG&E today announced the next phase in its ongoing plan to improve safety and reduce methane emissions from its gas system through an expanded strategic alliance with Silicon Valley-based Picarro Inc.

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January 20, 2015

VIDEO: PG&E Reaches Major Milestone Replacing Cast Iron Pipe Across Northern and Central California

PG&E has completed its system-wide replacement of all known cast iron pipeline ahead of its self-imposed 2014 year-end goal.

January 13, 2015

PG&E Upgrading Natural Gas Pipes in Marysville

PG&E began work this week to modernize the natural gas distribution system in Marysville as part of its ongoing efforts to create the safest, most reliable gas system in the nation. PG&E crews are scheduled to perform the nearly $2.7 million in upgrades through April.

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January 5, 2015

Year in Review: Currents Video Stories Show PG&E’s Focus on Safety, Reliability and Community

In 2014, on the digital pages of Currents, we’ve told how PG&E is providing safe, reliable and affordable energy for our customers. We’ve also traveled across our 70,000-square-mile territory to tell those local stories where PG&E people are having an impact on their hometowns. Here’s a look at some of our favorite video stories from 2014.

January 2, 2015

PG&E’s Mini-Robots, Smart Pigs and Lasers Lead 2014 Gas Safety Innovations

PG&E helped to advance natural gas industry safety by testing and deploying more than 30 new, innovative gas safety tools in 2014. Thanks in large part to PG&E’s…

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December 31, 2014

PG&E Continues Responding to Outages Caused by Wind Storm

As a powerful wind storm concludes its sweep of Northern California, PG&E crews continue working around the clock to safely restore service to customers and repair damage to the utility’s electrical equipment.

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