Who do you call before you dig in Kansas?

Who do you call before you dig in Kansas? 811 Please call Kansas One-Call at “811” or 1-800-DIG-SAFE (344-7233) before you dig to have all local utility lines located such as gas, electric, cable and

Who do you call before you dig in Kansas?

811
Please call Kansas One-Call at “811” or 1-800-DIG-SAFE (344-7233) before you dig to have all local utility lines located such as gas, electric, cable and telephone.

How do you get your utilities marked?

811 is the national call-before-you-dig phone number. Anyone who plans to dig should call 811 or go to their state 811 center’s website before digging to request that the approximate location of buried utilities be marked with paint or flags so that you don’t unintentionally dig into an underground utility line.

Is calling 811 illegal?

It’s required by law to call 811, so failure to notify can also result in fines, something that’s sure to grab homeowners’ attention. Of course, the worst-case scenario is that damage resulting from a no call excavation leads to serious injury or death.

What is a 811 call?

811 is a free service managed by Underground Service Alert and available to everyone. After you call, Underground Service Alert will contact PG&E and other companies that have underground lines in your area. Representatives will then mark the location of their underground lines so you can avoid them and dig safely.

What does one call locate?

We are a non-profit corporation that since October 1st 1984 has provided a communication service, between the digging community and the owners of buried facilities, to arrange for the marking of the location of buried facilities before a ground disturbance takes place.

How do you call Dig Safe?

State law requires that you call Dig Safe at 811 or 888-DIG-SAFE (888-344-7233) at least 72 business hours prior to digging. Once notified, Dig Safe will contact member utilities to come to your site and mark underground utility wires, cables and pipelines.

How long does it take Julie to mark utilities?

These utilities will have 48 hours (two business days) for non-emergency digging or 2 hours for any emergency excavations to check the area and mark their utilities if any are present. I do want to clarify some misconceptions and “urban legends” about J.U.L.I.E.

How far are cable lines buried?

The minimum depth requirement of a direct burial cable is 24 inches, except when installed under a concrete slab with a minimum thickness of 2 inches. In this case, the cable can be installed at only 18 inches deep.

What happens if you hit a phone line while digging?

Hitting a buried line while digging can disrupt utility service, cost money to repair, or cause serious injury or death. Always contact your 811 center, wait the required time for utilities to respond to your request, and ensure that all utilities have responded to your request before putting a shovel in the ground.