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The leading cause of pipeline damage is external force that occurs during excavation activities.  Most damage is preventable.    Any digging project that requires a shovel, requires a call to SC811.  Submitting a locate request to have underground utility lines marked is a free service to anyone doing large or small digging projects, and it’s the law.

HOW TO MAKE A REQUEST:
BY PHONE  – Diall 811 or 888-721-7877
GO ONLINE – www.SC811.com
GET THE MOBILE APP

SC811 is available to take your locate requests Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 5:30pm, excluding holidays, and is open 24/7 for emergencies.  Once the request has been made, SC811 notifies the member facility operators who are responsible for having the lines located.  Allow 3 FULL WORKING DAYS (not including the day of the call) before starting the proposed work.

Once lines have been marked, dig carefully allowing a 24-inch tolerance zone on either side of the markings.   Always hand dig to expose facilities in the tolerance zone.

 

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