Local utility and pipeline companies are hosting a series of pipeline safety programs as part of an on-going national effort to increase knowledge of safe digging, damage prevention for underground utilities and emergency responses regarding pipeline emergencies.

The meetings are geared toward contractors, emergency responders and public officials.

To register, go to www.pdigm.com/rsvp

Upcoming programs:

  • Sept. 25, 5:30 p.m., dinner, Grays Harbor Country Club, 5300 Center Park Dr., Aberdeen, WA 
  • Oct. 1, 7:30 a.m., contractors and excavators breakfast, Deschutes Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond, OR 
  • Oct. 1, 5:30 p.m., emergency responders and public officials dinner, Deschutes Fair & Expo Center, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond, OR 
  • Oct. 2, 5:30 p.m., contractors, excavators, emergency responders and public officials dinner, Best Western Sunridge Inn, One Sunridge Lane, Baker City, OR 
  • Oct. 3, 7:30 a.m., contractor breakfast, Umatilla Rural Fire Protection District Station 2, 305 Williamette St., Umatilla, OR 
  • Oct. 3, 11:30 a.m. lunch, emergency responders and public officials, Umatilla Rural Fire Protection District Station 2, 305 Williamette St., Umatilla, OR