During National Safety Month, PG&E to Host 811 Webinars to Help Customers Dig Safely and Avoid Expensive Repairs

During National Safety Month, PG&E to Host 811 Webinars to Help Customers Dig Safely and Avoid Expensive Repairs

May 31, 2022 by Business Wire Energy News

Key Facts

  • Calling 811 is free and easy, and professional utility workers will respond within two business days to mark the location of underground utility lines for your project site.
  • Customers should call 811 before any digging project, no matter how large or small to have the location of underground lines marked so that you can keep your family and neighbors safe and avoid expensive repair costs should you strike an underground line while digging,” said PG&E Gas Operations Senior Vice President Joe Forline.
  • By the Numbers During 2021, 811 was not called in advance in 89 percent of incidents when homeowners damaged an underground utility line while digging The average cost to repair a damaged utility line is $3,500 Leading causes of damages to underground utility lines while digging include: building or replacing a fence, gardening and landscaping, planting a tree or removing a stump, sewer and irrigation work and building a deck or patio Calling 811 is Fast and Free Customers should call 811 a minimum of two business days before beginning any project that involves digging, no matter how large or small.
    • Professional utility workers for all utilities (gas, electric, water, sewer and telecommunications) will be dispatched to mark the location of all underground utility lines for the project site with flags, spray paint, or both * The 811 call center serving Central and Northern California, USA North, is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and will provide Spanish and other translation services.

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