Day: August 10, 2021

August 11 is National 811 Day – 
Ameren Illinois Issues Reminder to Call J.U.L.I.E. at 811 Before Digging

COLLINSVILLE, IL (AUGUST 10, 2021) – When it comes to digging on your property, no matter how big or how small the project, J.U.L.I.E. is someone you should get to know. Ameren Illinois marks National 811 Day, August 11, by reminding property owners and contractors to dial J.U.L.I.E. at 8-1-1 before digging to have the …

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Dominion Energy Shares Key Reasons to ‘Call Before You Dig’ Before Launching Next Outdoor Project

CLEVELAND, Aug. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ –If a home improvement or construction project involves digging, Dominion Energy Ohio reminds the public to call 811 to have underground utility lines marked before starting. Installing a mailbox, building a deck, planting a tree and laying a patio, are all examples of digging projects that require a call to 811. In observance …

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USIC Partners with Indiana’s Hinds Career Center to Train High School Students for Careers as Utility Locate Technicians

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — USIC employs more than 11,000 professional locate technicians who perform over 80 million underground utility locates each year to protect infrastructure and communities throughout the U.S. and in Canada. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USIC has partnered with the Hinds Career Center, which is located about 50 miles north in Elwood, Indiana and serves seven school …

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Black Hills Energy praises companies and community members who call before they dig

CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – August 11 is coming up. Black Hills Energy reminds Wyomingites to call 811 before they dig for their next project. Jesse Henderson, the damage prevention coordinator, said not calling could put a community member’s fence project even more behind or a large project from Treto Construction. “If we have …

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Texas Gas Service celebrates ‘Safe Digging Day (8/11)’ with 11 days of Giveaways

Beginning August 1, the company starts challenging customers’ knowledge about safe digging and natural gas safety with daily prizes. The contest will run through August 11, 811 Day. In support of National 811 Day – Wednesday, August 11th –  Texas Gas Service reminds customers and contractors to call 811 before any digging project to have underground utility …

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O&R: Call 811 before doing any digging to help avoid damaging utility lines

If you’re doing any home improvement to your property this year, Orange & Rockland Utilities says call 811 first to mark utility lines before you dig and possibly damage them. The company says many people don’t call first, so it deals with several line damages every month. Back in March, a contractor ruptured a gas …

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California Wildfires Make Underground Utilities an Infrastructure Priority

Newswise — Despite years of declaring that conversion of high-voltage, long-distance electrical transmission lines to underground installation was cost prohibitive, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) has announced plans to spend $20 billion over 10 years to bury 10,000 miles of power lines in wildfire-prone areas of California. The move comes after PG&E filed a preliminary … Read …

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