Day: April 9, 2021

Call before you dig: April is National Safe Digging Awareness Month

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – April is Safe Digging Awareness Month to remind people that a number of pipelines, wires, and cables are buried in the ground beneath and around their homes. The month is used to promote the importance of knowing what’s buried before doing any outdoor projects. Homeowners planning to do outdoor projects such …

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National Safe Digging Month kicks off following historic storms

Atmos Energy reminds everyone to call 811 before any digging project Since 2008, April has been designated National Safe Digging Month to encourage safe digging practices for any project. Following historic winter storms, gusty winds, hail, and flooding that may have caused significant tree and landscape damage in some areas, Atmos Energy reminds all residents …

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Columbia Gas of Kentucky announce 19.5 million Americans plan to dig this spring

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – On Wednesday, Columbia Gas of Kentucky announced after observing the results from the national survey that 19.5 million U.S. homeowners plan to dig this year for projects like gardening, building a fence or deck, installing a mailbox and more. Of those, nearly two in five (37%) will put themselves and their …

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April is Safe Digging Month

The New York State Public Service Commission announced it is participating in the nationwide effort to recognize April 2021 as Safe Digging Month. It said, “Highlighting the importance of safe digging helps to remind excavators and contractors that state law requires them to call one of the state’s toll-free one-call centers before starting any excavation …

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