It’s important to dig safely

COLUMBIA – Dominion Energy urges homeowners and professional excavators to put safety first by calling 811 to have underground utility lines located before any digging project. A recent nationwide survey found 42% of homeowners will put themselves and the safety of their community at risk by not calling 811 before they dig.

“The call to 811 is fast, free and South Carolina state law,” said Greg McGlohorn, General Manager of Construction, Operations and Maintenance for Dominion Energy’s South Carolina natural gas business. “In South Carolina alone, Dominion Energy gas lines are struck approximately 500 times each year by excavators who did not call 811 to have those lines marked.”…read more

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