Thursday is August 11th.
Numerically, it’s 8-1-1, which is significant to utility companies and safety officials because those are the digits too few of us dial before starting a project that requires digging in the yard.
Courtney Hunter explains how calling 8-1-1 before you dig could keep you safe in this Angie’s List report.
Experts say digging accidents cause tens of thousands of service disruptions and dozens of injuries each year.
Calling 8-1-1 first will help you avoid that.
It’s a free call and available 24/7.
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