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Chattanooga Gas Recognizes 811 Day And Safe Digging Practices On 811 Day

Chattanooga Gas promotes safe-digging practices year-round, and to celebrate 811 Day (recognized nationally on Aug. 11), it reminds residents to call 811 before you dig. Whether a professional excavator or a do-it-yourself homeowner, state law requires a call to 811 before starting any outdoor digging project.  In 2018, Chattanoogans who did not call 811 before …

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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 …

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Sempra Energy: SoCalGas, Orange County Fire Authority and the California Regional Common Ground Alliance Held Mock Natural Gas Line Digging Accident to Demonstrate Importance of Contacting 811 Before Excavation Work and Following Safe Digging Procedures

LOS ANGELES, August 9, 2019 – To commemorate 8/11 Day (August 11), Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), The California Regional Common Ground Alliance (CARCGA) and Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) held a mock utility line strike to raise awareness about the importance of contacting 811 at least two working days (not counting the day of notification) prior to the start …

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Kansas Gas Service reminds you to dig safely during National Dig Safe day

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Kansas Gas Service is reminding customers of the importance to call 811 before any digging project to avoid hitting any underground natural gas lines. Underground utility lines may be found in yards, under sidewalks, driveways or streets. After a customer makes the free call to 811 or visits kansasgas.com at least …

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NATIONAL SAFE DIGGING DAY SERVES TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ABOUT DAMAGE PREVENTION

National 8/11 day is Sunday, and 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 percent of homeowners will put themselves and the safety of their community at risk by not calling 811 before they dig. “The call to …

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State hopes fining subcontractor who caused Sun Prairie explosion is ‘wake-up call’ to industry

MADISON, Wis. – The state’s Public Service Commission decided Thursday there is probable cause to believe subcontractor VC Tech broke state law on the day of the deadly explosion in Sun Prairie last summer. The three commissioners unanimously voted to give the maximum penalty under state law, which is a $25,000 forfeiture, $2,500 to Digger’s Hotline for a …

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