NYSEG Wants You to Call Before You Dig

The recent deadly explosion in Kansas City, which was likely caused by a subcontractor who ruptured a natural gas line while doing underground work, is an important reminder to both construction-industry professionals and homeowners to always call "Dig Safely New York" at 8-1-1 before starting any digging project. 

                                                    

Kevin Hopper, Operations Manager for Dig Safely, was in Watkins Glen Thursday spreading that message. He tells us how important that 8-1-1 number is.



and what types of digs should 8-1-1 be called for?



Hopper says a phone call to 8-1-1 reduces the likelihood of an incident to a fraction of 1 percent.  You can find out more by going online here.

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