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  • Safety & Enforcement

    The CPUC's Safety and Enforcement Division works diligently to ensure that regulated services are delivered in a safe, reliable manner.

    Safety and Enforcement Division has safety oversight in a number of industries, including:  Electric, Natural Gas, Telecommunications, Railroads, Rail Crossings, Rail Transit, and Passenger Carriers (Limousines, Charter Buses, Ferries, and Household Goods Movers).

  • Insights

    Rail Safety

     10,199  rail crossings in California

     698  railroad incidents in 2014

     328  rail transit incidents in 2014

    $1.5M

    in Pipeline Safety Citations issued to natural gas companies by CPUC since January 2015

    Electric Safety

    4 million electric poles

    Over 300,000 miles of lines

    Over 2,200 substations

     


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    CPUC Supports National Safe Digging Month

    Call 811 at least a few days before you start any digging project. Whether you are planning to do it yourself or hire a professional, smart digging means calling 811 before each job.
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    Safety Policy and Action Plan

    The CPUC has created a Safety Policy Statement and Safety Action Plan
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    Looking for Consumer Information?

    The CPUC regulates privately owned electric, natural gas, telephone, water, and sewer utilities. Unfortunately, we cannot help you resolve issues with publicly owned or municipal utilities, such as SMUD or the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.

    Visit the Consumer Information Website