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Check Before You Dig

Post Date:07/24/2019 3:08 PM

Aug. 11 is National 811 Day, a reminder to always call before you dig. Have you ever wondered what the different colored markings on roads or in yards are? They’re a sign that a contractor or homeowner has put safety first and had utility lines identified prior to excavation. Utility lines that serve the community with vital services such as natural gas, electricity, sewer and water can be buried anywhere. Striking a utility line not only poses a safety risk, but can also cause an interruption of service to customers. Southwest Gas encourages homeowners to call 811 or go online using E-Stake at to request a utility line locate.

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