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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.

2010-06-07 07:10:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the nation's leading organization dedicated to protecting underground utility lines and the safety of people who dig near them, today announced a partnership with The Home Depot to educate customers on the importance of calling prior to digging. Results from a recent national survey that found more than half (57 percent) of Americans who plan to dig on their property this year will not notify their local...


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