Damage Prevention Councils of Texas

Jesse Torres

Jesse Torres



Rio Grande Valley Damage Prevention Council

Our Mission

To facilitate underground utility damage prevention, promote public safety and protect the environment throughstakeholder education and communication.

Counties Represented

Rio Grande Valley Damage Prevention Council

Meeting Info

Meeting Times
Meets Quarterly

Next Meeting
12/10/2019 11:30 am


Vince Macias - Magic Valley Electric Cooperative

Yolanda Perez - City of McAllen

Michael Mcnew - City of McAllen

 A volunteer group of professional excavators, municipalities, TxDOT representatives and utility representatives, RGVDPC goals include:

  • Identify opportunities to heighten excavator and public awareness to “Call Before You Dig” and safe excavation practices
  • Provide free safety meetings
  • Work in conjunction with other damage prevention efforts (i.e. Common Ground Alliance, other damage prevention councils, One Call Board of Texas, Railroad Commission of Texas, etc.)
  • Provide information and/or updates on legislative actions and
  • Maintain a consistent, state-wide damage prevention message



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