Meet Sammy Shovel!
The Newest member of the “Contact Before You Dig” team.
He’s here to tell you when you should contact OHIO811 and how OHIO811 works.
Why contact 811?
Knowing where buried lines are located helps protect you from serious personal injuries, interruptions in utility service to you or the entire neighborhood, high repair costs, hefty fines and environmental damage.
When should I contact OHIO811:
Every digging project requires you to contact OHIO811 including installing a mailbox, putting in a fence, planting trees or shrubbery, building a deck or patio, and digging out a new garden area.(These are just a few common examples of when to call. Do-it-yourselfers and contractors should contact OHIO811 at least 48 hours before any digging project.)
How does 811 work:
Follow these 4 easy steps below…