National Safe Digging Month
Rock Energy Cooperative and other utilities recognize April as National Safe Digging Month. This special month was designated to remind people that a complex network of pipelines, wires, and cables exists underground.
A call to 811 must be placed before every digging project, from simple landscaping like planting trees or shrubs to building a deck or installing a mailbox. Wisconsin requires the call to be made at least three business days before digging, while Illinois specifies two business days.
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