What is the Difference Between a Public Utility Locate and a Private Utility Locate?

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What is the Difference Between a Public Utility Locate and a Private Utility Locate? Public Utilities (Public Utility Locate) are the electric, gas, phone/cable, water and sewer lines that are brought in to a point by agencies such as Verizon, Con-Edison, JCP&L, and Cablevision and where they determine their responsibility ends (typically at the meter). The area of responsibility can vary from place to place so you may want to find out where their responsibility ends and where yours begins!  As an example: Some cities are responsible for the water service line from the street connection all the way in to the main structure where others are only responsible from the street connection to the water shut off valve or water meter in the yard or at the property line, and, your responsible from that point in to the main structure. Private Utilities (Private Utility Locate) are the electric, gas, phone/cable, water and sewer lines that are added beyond the responsibility point of the public agencies. Examples are: Electric lines that go to outbuildings such as sheds, pole barns, garages, pools, etc. Gas lines that go to grills, pools, or outbuildings Phone/Cable lines to outbuildings Water or Sewer lines to outbuildings. If you have a septic system, well, or irrigation system, those are also “private”. Read More about Atlantic Leak Detection, New York and New Jersey Leak Detection Serivce. Click Here

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