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On 811 Day and all year round, it’s always the right call: Call Before You Dig

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You’ll find “the 411” on 811 Day right there in your front and back yard. Actually, the idea is that you’ll let the experts find it – they’ll come to your home or business to check the grounds for free. … Continue reading

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Call 811 before you dig to protect natural gas lines

Peoples Gas works diligently to inform people about the results of hitting a natural gas line while digging. A hit line can pose danger as well as interrupting utility service to homes and businesses in the area. In 2015 942 excavation … Continue reading

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You can now contact Sunshine 811 online

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Having utility lines located and marked before you begin any project that requires digging is still required by law. But now you can make your request online as well as over the phone. Homeowners and excavators digging at a single address can … Continue reading

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How to detect a natural gas leak

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Natural gas has an excellent safety record. This is the result of extensive operating standards and safety programs the industry uses. Plus the programs are overseen by regulatory agencies at both the state and federal levels. On top of that, … Continue reading

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The dangers of “dig-ins” – buried treasure becomes buried trouble if you rupture a natural gas line

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You don’t have to dig deep, from a literal standpoint, to find a huge potential hazard nearby: All it takes is a shovel and a natural gas pipeline buried right beneath you. Some call them “dig-ins,” and if you create … Continue reading

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