CenturyLink Reminds Minnesota Residents to Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig
Jun 18, 2010
“Digging into underground telephone, electric, gas or water lines can disrupt service to your area or could cause serious injury,” said CenturyLink Area Supervisor and Gopher State One Call Board Member Terry VanWatermulen. “Homeowners often make assumptions about whether or not they should get their utility lines marked. The truth is every digging job needs a call. Before you begin outdoor projects, CenturyLink would like to remind you – call the Gopher State One Call, 800-252-1166 or 811, before you dig.”
When dialing 811 from anywhere in the country your call is routed to your state’s local
Utility line depths can vary. Digging without calling has the potential to disrupt service to an entire neighborhood. It could also result in fines and repair costs. One call gets underground utility lines marked for free and prevents undesired consequences.
For more information, visit www.gopherstateonecall.org.
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