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 Manager, Ohio & West Virginia Distribution. “Third-party disruption is the leading cause of damage to underground utilities, including more than 500 such incidents involving Dominion Energy lines in Ohio alone through July 31 of this year. Calling Ohio 811 before digging helps ensure safety and prevents accidental dig-ins and potential injuries, property damage and utility service interruptions.”…read more

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