Latest 811 Stories

2011-08-12 09:24:00

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Kent County Big Brothers Big Sisters enjoyed a West Michigan Whitecaps ballgame on August 11 as guests of MISS DIG and local utility companies Consumers Energy, DTE Energy, SEMCO and Wolverine Pipe Line Company. August 11 is 8/11 on the calendar, a natural reminder for people to call 811 before digging. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110812/DE51554 ) Fifty Big Brothers Big Sisters and their little partners...

2011-08-11 12:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks National 811 day and San Diego Gas & Electric Co. (SDG&E) is reminding customers to "call 811 before they dig" prior to starting any digging projects to avoid damaging hidden gas lines and injury. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110106/MM26476LOGO) "During the warmer months, many homeowners begin projects which require digging on their property such as installing a mailbox, putting up a new wall or fence, building a...

2011-08-11 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is committed to safety and is reminding customers to "call 811 before you dig" in the garden or at construction sites. Calling 811 or Underground Service Alert will help customers to avoid possible injury or damage to hidden gas lines or service interruption. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110110/MM27708LOGO) Even if customers are doing relatively minor projects such as putting up a new wall or...

2011-08-09 08:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With Aug. 11 (8/11) on the calendar, Dominion Virginia Power reminds Virginians to call Miss Utility at 811 before digging on their property to avoid injuries and service disruptions from damage to underground utility lines. "Underground lines may go unnoticed for years and pose a hidden safety risk," said Rodney Blevins, vice president for distribution operations. "Even if you don't think there are underground lines in the work area, be safe...

2011-08-05 06:05:00

Carolinas AGC Reminds the Carolinas to Call 811 Before Digging CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On 8/11 and throughout the year, Carolinas AGC urges professional contractors and homeowners to call 811 before digging--a free call that essentially saves time, money, and most of all, lives. "By calling 811 before digging on a project site or in your own backyard, utility owners and operators can accurately locate their facilities to eliminate the risk of striking an...

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