Day: August 9, 2019

Before digging for projects large and small, call 811

SAN FRANCISCO — This Sunday (8/11) is National Safe Digging Day, serving as a reminder to all PG&E customers and contractors to call 811 a minimum of two business days prior to starting any digging project, no matter how large or small. 811 is a free service, and utility workers will mark the location of any underground …

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Utility companies unite on 8/11 to urge public to call 811 before you dig

Utility companies have mobilized to let the public know that Aug. 11 is National Safe Digging Day, a reminder to call 811 before starting any digging project in order to prevent damage to underground utilities. Homeowners, contractors and excavators are urged to make a free call to 811 to have underground utility lines marked before …

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Aug. 11 is 811 day, remember to call before you dig

HOUSTON, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) — CenterPoint Energy is reminding Louisiana residents to call 811 before starting any digging project. Sunday’s date of Aug. 11- 8/11 is a reminder for you to call the national “Call Before You Dig” number 811. One free call to 811 before digging can prevent injuries, property damage, service disruption and possible …

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Chattanooga Gas Recognizes 811 Day And Safe Digging Practices On 811 Day

Chattanooga Gas promotes safe-digging practices year-round, and to celebrate 811 Day (recognized nationally on Aug. 11), it reminds residents to call 811 before you dig. Whether a professional excavator or a do-it-yourself homeowner, state law requires a call to 811 before starting any outdoor digging project.  In 2018, Chattanoogans who did not call 811 before …

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Dominion Energy Ohio Reminds Public That State Law Requires Calling 811 Two Business Days before Digging

CLEVELAND, Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — National 811 Day is Sunday, August 11, 2019, and Dominion Energy urges homeowners and professional excavators to put safety first by calling 811 to have underground utility lines marked before doing any digging project. “The call to 811 is fast, FREE, and mandatory under Ohio law,” said Jim Eck, Vice President and General …

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Sempra Energy: SoCalGas, Orange County Fire Authority and the California Regional Common Ground Alliance Held Mock Natural Gas Line Digging Accident to Demonstrate Importance of Contacting 811 Before Excavation Work and Following Safe Digging Procedures

LOS ANGELES, August 9, 2019 – To commemorate 8/11 Day (August 11), Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), The California Regional Common Ground Alliance (CARCGA) and Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) held a mock utility line strike to raise awareness about the importance of contacting 811 at least two working days (not counting the day of notification) prior to the start …

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‘No Timelines’ for Restarting Natural Gas Pipelines Near Tetco Blast in Kentucky

As officials continue investigating the cause of a fatal explosion earlier this month on the Texas Eastern Transmission (Tetco) system in Kentucky, parent company Enbridge Inc. must keep all three pipelines at the site of the incident shut down until further notice, regulators said Thursday. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued a corrective action order requiring …

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Kansas Gas Service reminds you to dig safely during National Dig Safe day

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Kansas Gas Service is reminding customers of the importance to call 811 before any digging project to avoid hitting any underground natural gas lines. Underground utility lines may be found in yards, under sidewalks, driveways or streets. After a customer makes the free call to 811 or visits kansasgas.com at least …

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