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South Carolina Call Before You Dig

No matter how large or small the digging project is, it is important to “Call Before You Dig” or “Click Before You Dig!” By making one simple FREE phone call or by simply filling out the online form you can protect you and your community from costly fines, repairs, personal injury or inconvenient outages.

At least 3 working day notice (72 hours) prior to digging, call SC811 by dialing 811 or (888) 721-7877. A SC811 representative will record the location of the digging site and notify member utility companies of your intent to dig. Each utility company will then send either one of their employees or a contract locator to your dig site to mark the location of their utility lines. Once your lines have been marked, you may begin carefully to dig, keeping in mind the 2 1/2 feet allowance on either side of the markings.

Failure to call before digging results in 200,000 unintentional cut lines annually. Don’t let your project become part of this statistic.

You may request a locate by entering on SC811 website or by calling 811 or (888) 721-7877. Either way you select, a member utility company(s) will come to the property requested and mark the underground utility lines. Thank you for contacting SC811. Before you dig.

 

South Carolina Call Before You Dig