What is Dig Safe?

Whether you’re a homeowner working on a do-it-yourself project or a professional, you’ll want to make sure that you avoid damaging underground utility lines when you dig. Before you start your project, get in touch with Dig Safe, a nonprofit organizations that will notify all of your utility companies about your project for free! Then, your utility company will help you plan a safe dig. You can contact Dig Safe by calling 811 or (888) 344-7233.

When you call Dig Safe, you will be asked to describe the specific location where you will be excavating. If your excavation project expands outside that location, you must call Dig Safe again. Excavating outside of the area you described when you called and pre-marked is a violation of the law.

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