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2014-03-31 12:23:30

More Focus on Safe Digging Means Better Success in Damage Prevention NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This April marks the seventh annual National Safe Digging Month and a good reminder to always call 811 -- the free, national call-before-you-dig number -- before any digging project. When calling 811, homeowners and professional contractors are connected to their local one-call center, which notifies the appropriate utility companies of the intent to dig. Professional...

2014-02-11 16:22:43

Free Call Can Help Prevent Dangerous and Costly Accidents SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is reminding customers to make a free call to 811 to have underground utility lines marked prior to every digging project, no matter the size of the job. California State law requires all excavation jobs are marked before work begins, including planting a tree or installing a new mailbox. Last year, contractors and homeowners in PG&E's service...

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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.