Call/Click Before You Dig
No matter how large or small the digging project, it is important to “Call Before You Dig” or “Click Before You Dig!” By making one simple FREE phone call or by filling out the online form, you can protect yourself and your community from costly fines, repairs, personal injury, or inconvenient outages.
At least 3 working days (72 hours) prior to digging, call SC811 by dialing 811 or (888) 721-7877 (or fill out the online form). A SC811 representative will record the location of the digging site and notify member utility companies of your intent to dig. Each utility company will either send one of their employees or a contract locator to your dig site to mark the location of their utility lines. Once your lines have been marked, you may begin to carefully dig, keeping in mind the 2.5 feet allowance on either side of the markings.
Failure to call before digging results in 200,000 unintentional cut lines annually. Don’t let your project become part of this statistic.