Our Mission

The mission of NMRCGA is to promote public safety, environmental protection and the integrity of underground infrastructure and facilities by promoting effective damage prevention as a shared responsibility.


The NMRCGA was established in 2004 as one of forty regional affiliates of the Common Ground Alliance, an organization formed in 2000 to continue damage prevention efforts embodied in the groundbreaking 1999 Common Ground Study sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation. This study included the collaborative work of 1,690 industry professionals who identified best practices related to damage prevention.

The NMRCGA works to prevent damage to underground infrastructure and facilities through:

Get Involved

If you would like to support the efforts of the NMRCGA, become involved in the Planning Committee today. The Planning Committee organizes and plans the bi-annual NMRCGA EXPO & Conference, as well as other events throughout the year. We are always looking for fresh ideas and new volunteers. For more information, please email info@nmrga.org or call 505-260-1165 today! Current meeting schedule can be found on the calendar.

Important Documents:

Articles of Incorporation

Fostering a sense of shared responsibility for the protection of underground facilities;
Supporting research;
Developing and conducting public awareness and eduction programs; and
Identifying and sharing knowledge and best practices to prevent damage to underground facilities.
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