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RALEIGH, N.C. – Digging into a marked utility line is avoidable, and Dominion Energy is reminding the public and contractors to call 811 and dig safely to prevent incidents such as the natural gas line strikes that have occurred in the Triangle in recent weeks. Excavators and homeowners should call 811 before digging, respect the markings once utility lines are located and take advantage of free educational opportunities to learn more about safe digging practices.
“Calling 811 is the law in North Carolina and the first step in avoiding utility line damage, but it doesn’t stop there,” said Scott Swindler, General Manager of construction, operations and maintenance for Dominion Energy. “Excavators must dig carefully as well. We encourage contractors that work around our utility infrastructure regularly to learn more about what they can do to help us all work safely together.”
To dig safely, Dominion Energy reminds the public and excavators of the following safe digging practices:
Learn more about safe digging by taking advantage of these free educational opportunities:
Visit nc811.org for more information about 811 and the call-before-you-dig process.
About Dominion Energy
Nearly 7.5 million customers in 18 states energize their homes and businesses with electricity or natural gas from Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), headquartered in Richmond, Va. The company is committed to sustainable, reliable, affordable and safe energy and is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy with about $100 billion of assets providing electric generation, transmission and distribution, as well as natural gas storage, transmission, distribution and import/export services. The company expects to cut generating fleet carbon dioxide emissions 80 percent by 2050 and reduce methane emissions from its gas assets 50 percent by 2030. Please visit DominionEnergy.com to learn more.