Call Before You Dig

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The following is summarized from the EVERSOURCE website: https://www.eversource.com/Content/general/residential/safety/call-before-you-digIf you are a contractor working on a site or a homeowner working around your own home, be aware that digging can be dangerous if you don’t check first for underground wiring or cable. Underground wires could be power, telephone or cable television. Or there could be other underground utilities such as natural gas lines, water or sewers. If you are planning to build anything on your property that involves digging, which include home building projects such as building a patio or deck, you need to notify “Call Before You Dig, Inc” (www.cbyd.com/) This statewide clearing house will contact member utilities to come to the site and mark where the underground utilities are located. This will prevent you from finding them by accident, which could lead to a serious accident or injury. The number for Call Before You Dig in Connecticut at  811 or (800) 922-4455. Connecticut law requires you to call at least two full working days, excluding weekends and holidays, before digging.
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SOURCES: Call Before You Dig website; Eversource website
PREPARED BY: 211/pt
CONTENT LAST MODIFIED: August2016