public awareness

Utility Companies urge customers to mark underground lines for National Safe Digging Day

LOUISVILLE, KY — Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are urging customers to have underground lines marked by Kentucky 811 before National Safe Digging Day.  The national safe day to dig is Sunday, Aug. 11. LG&E and KU says Kentucky 811 is a free statewide computer-operated system that links excavators and underground …

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Automated gas meters installed in Emporia as Kansas Gas celebrates 811 Day

Back in February, Kansas Gas Service announced a plan to install new meters in Emporia. That process is now completed, according to Communications Director Dawn Tripp. Kansas Gas decided to install electronic meters as a way to increase efficiency and customer service by reducing the need for meter readers to stop by each customer’s property …

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Before digging for projects large and small, call 811

SAN FRANCISCO — This Sunday (8/11) is National Safe Digging Day, serving as a reminder to all PG&E customers and contractors to call 811 a minimum of two business days prior to starting any digging project, no matter how large or small. 811 is a free service, and utility workers will mark the location of any underground …

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Utility companies unite on 8/11 to urge public to call 811 before you dig

Utility companies have mobilized to let the public know that Aug. 11 is National Safe Digging Day, a reminder to call 811 before starting any digging project in order to prevent damage to underground utilities. Homeowners, contractors and excavators are urged to make a free call to 811 to have underground utility lines marked before …

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Aug. 11 is 811 day, remember to call before you dig

HOUSTON, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) — CenterPoint Energy is reminding Louisiana residents to call 811 before starting any digging project. Sunday’s date of Aug. 11- 8/11 is a reminder for you to call the national “Call Before You Dig” number 811. One free call to 811 before digging can prevent injuries, property damage, service disruption and possible …

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