April is National Safe Digging Month Press Conference

On Tuesday, April 10, The Public Utility Commission, along with York Water and Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, held a press conference at a work site in York, PA to remind excavators and homeowners about the importance of dialing 8-1-1 in advance of any excavation project.



 “April is National Safe Digging Month”, Pennsylvania 811’s President and Executive Director, Bill Kiger, said. “More than 26,000 underground utility damages in 2011 could have been prevented with one simple phone call.”




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Pennsylvania One Call System, Inc.
Our purpose is to prevent damage to underground facilities. To promote safety, we provide an efficient and effective communications network among project owners, designers, excavators, and facility owners. Know what’s below. Dial 8-1-1 before you dig.

PA One Call website release 04-12-2012.