Can You Dig It? Ask Texas Gas Before Shovel Hits Floor

Can You Dig It? Ask Texas Gas Before Shovel Hits Floor

El Paso Inc.

Planting a tree, installing a mailbox or building a deck? Dial before you dig! Preschoolers at the YWCA’s Mabee Early Learning Academy can show you how.

Texas Gas Service recently partnered with the YWCA Paso del Norte to teach young students at the academy about the importance of dialing 8-1-1 before digging. The students, with the help of volunteers from the utility, planted a Bonita Ash tree at the academy.

The goal was to have children take the message about safe digging home and share it with their family. Knowing where underground utility lines are buried before digging helps prevent damage to the line, neighborhood outages or injuries…(Read the full story)

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