Reynolds proclaims April as Safe Digging Month
Lemars Daily Sentinel
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds met with representatives from Iowa One Call (IOC) and Common Ground Iowa (CGI) on Wednesday, March 28, at the State Capitol and signed the “April is Safe Digging Month” proclamation.
April marks the start of spring digging season. Governor Reynolds, IOC and CGI are encouraging homeowners to call 811 before they dig to prevent injuries, property damage and inconvenient outages. The Common Ground Alliance reports that every nine minutes an underground utility line is damaged because someone decided to dig without first calling 811…(Read the full story)