Spire presents Silver Shovel awards to Alabama municipalities

Cities with no at-fault damages to Spire’s infrastructure will be recognized

MONTGOMERY, (MAY 15, 2024) – In recognition of a flawless year with no damages to gas pipelines, Spire is honoring several Alabama municipalities with their annual Silver Shovel award, a recognition created in 2019 to thank local governments for putting a strong focus on safety.

“These municipalities made the decision to put safety first for each and every dig,” said Alan Meyer, Spire damage prevention manager. “Granting these municipalities a silver shovel award is our way of saying thank you for protecting your communities and your employees.”

To be awarded, a municipality must be located within Spire’s service territory, a member in good standing of Alabama 811 and have no at-fault damages to Spire’s facilities in 2023. This year’s winners are:

  • Montgomery
  • Weaver
  • Northport
  • Satsuma