Latest Utility location Stories

2011-04-11 16:09:00

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Pennsylvania One Call System, Inc. and the Common Ground Alliance (CGA) remind homeowners to dial 8-1-1 before starting an excavation project to avoid underground utilities and potential injury.

2011-04-07 07:15:00

DEBARY, Fla., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued a proclamation declaring April as Safe Digging Month in Florida. The proclamation reminds Florida's homeowners to call 811 before starting any outdoor digging projects. April marks the start of spring digging season.

2011-03-30 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines and the safety of people who dig near them, today announced results from a recent survey that found 49 percent of Americans who plan to dig this year will put their community's safety at risk by not calling 811 to learn the approximate location of underground utilities.

2011-03-28 12:07:00

HOUSTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive season, Shell and the Common Ground Alliance are teaming up to raise awareness of 811, the national 'Call Before You Dig' number.

2010-08-10 16:06:00

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- With Aug. 11 almost here, PA One Call hopes this date on the calendar, 8/11, will serve as a convenient reminder for homeowners and professional excavators to call 8-1-1 prior to any digging project to have underground utility lines marked.

2010-08-10 13:11:00

JOLIET, Ill., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- August 11 (8/11) serves as a natural reminder for homeowners and professional contractors in Illinois to simply call JULIE, Inc.

2010-07-26 06:00:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Aug. 11 - or 8-11 - provides a natural reminder to call 811 to have underground utility lines marked before starting any project that involves digging.

2010-06-17 13:07:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- ComEd today issued a reminder to contractors to always call before starting excavation work that could dig into electrical and other utility lines.

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