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Today is National Safe Digging Day

Nevada County Supervisors are cooperating with Underground Utilities Companies and the Office of Emergency Services to remind contractors and property owners to call 811 before you dig.

click to listen to Vic Ferrera

 

Vic Ferrera is Nevada County’s Office of¬†Emergency¬†Services Supervisor. He says underground utilities are unintentionally dug into more that you might think.

click to listen to Vic Ferrera
Greg McKenzie is PG and E’s Community and Government Relations representative for the Sierra Division and says a simple phone call to 8-1-1 can save a lot of trouble.

click to listen to Greg McKenzie

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution in support of National Safe Digging Day and encourage all excavators, homeowners and professional contractors to call 811 in advance of digging projects.

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