Alliant Energy urges Iowa residents to call 811 before digging

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KWQC) – Alliant Energy is urging Iowans to call 811 before digging to avoid having to call 911 due to injury.

Warmer weather and thawed ground means that homeowners, contractors and government workers are digging into more outside projects. Many Iowa property owners are likely eager to repair trees, mailboxes, fences, decks and other structures damaged by last summer’s derecho.

811 is a free service. When you call, a professional will mark your yard for buried utilities. The average yard contains a number of different buried utilities ranging from…Read More

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