The Board of Public Utilities (“Board”) is the state agency with authority to oversee the regulated utilities, which in turn provide critical services such as natural gas, electricity, water, telecommunications and cable television. The law requires the Board to ensure safe, adequate, and proper utility services at reasonable rates for customers in New Jersey.

PHMSA’s mission is to protect people and the environment by advancing the safe transportation of energy and other hazardous materials that are essential to our daily lives. To do this, the agency establishes national policy, sets and enforces standards, educates, and conducts research to prevent incidents. We also prepare the public and first responders to reduce consequences if an incident does occur.

Everyone must take steps to protect underground utilities and avoid interruption of vital services, property damage and possible injury. New Jersey Law requires anyone planning to perform excavation, demolition, or digging of any kind to contact New Jersey One Call. The One-Call System relays that information to those persons that own, operate, or control the operation of underground facilities so they can come out and mark those facilities.

Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation® (CAIT) tackles some of the country’s most pressing infrastructure challenges, especially those that are endemic in high-volume multimodal corridors like the Northeast. CAIT® research focuses on preserving, rehabilitating, and improving infrastructure; boosting network resilience; reducing life-cycle costs; and increasing mobility and safety.

Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for workers by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

CGA is a member-driven association of more than 3,200 damage prevention professionals in every facet of the underground utility industry. Established in 2000, CGA is committed to saving lives and preventing damage to North American underground infrastructure by promoting effective damage prevention practices of today and tomorrow.

The Utility and Transportation Contractors Association of New Jersey is a non-profit trade association of approximately 1,000 member firms in the public and private sectors, active in all phases of heavy, highway, utility, and marine construction, as well as site work including remediation of brownfields and contaminated sites. UTCA strives to create a positive impact on New Jersey citizens, the health of the environment and our shared economic prosperity by leveraging its respected expertise and relationships to promote a sustainable infrastructure sector.

New Jersey Utilities Association

NJUA is the statewide trade association for investor-owned utilities that provide essential water, wastewater, electric, natural gas and telecommunications services to New Jersey residents and businesses. NJUA has provided a forum for the exchange of ideas and a unified voice in the public policy arena for its members since 1915.