Alberta Common Ground Alliance


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.

NEW! 2015 Western Canada DIRT Report Available

Download the 2015 Western Canada DIRT Report.

 ABCGA 2015 Members Annual Report

On behalf of the Board of Directors, it is my pleasure to present the ABCGA 2015 annual report. This report summarizes some of our many accomplishments in 2015. We appreciate contributions from you, our volunteers, and your dedication to ensuring public, environmental and worker safety; and above all, enhancing the integrity of our critical underground infrastructure - Alberta’s economic backbone.  Read more

Michelle Tetreault
Executive Director, ABCGA

CCGA Best Practices, Version 2.0 now available.

In the fall of 2016 the CCGA released Best Practices Version 2.0. This includes updates developed through regional and stakeholder consensus. It also for the first time is available in French. 

This is a continuation of the significant goal of the harmonized Best Practices Version 1.0 released in 2014.

Download the CCGA Best Practices
V 2.0 (English)

Download the CCGA Best Practices V. 2.0 (French)

To order printed copies of The CCGA Best Practices Volume 2.0, please email info@canadiancga.com. Cost per book is $10.00 CDN and includes shipping and handling.

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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.

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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.

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Damage Prevention is a Shared Responsibility

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