There’s A New Place Where You Can Complain About Underground Digging

There’s A New Place Where You Can Complain About Underground Digging

Marshall Zelinger  |  9News.com

 

A new commission will help noisy neighbors complain when they’re suspicious of the person next door digging where they’re not supposed to be digging.

Actually, the new Underground Damage Prevention Safety Commission does more than that. It does not, however, predict where troublesome utility lines may exist underground. Starting in the new year, this new safety commission will hear complaints about underground digging.

“A complaint is a complaint regarding something happening in the field, such as a line strike or a near miss,” said Division of Oil and Public Safety Manager Greg Johnson. “A residential complaint could involve one neighbor looking at another neighbor excavating in his yard, and saying, ‘I don’t see any markings for utilities in the yard, so I’m assuming he didn’t call in to get the utilities marked…(read the full story).

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