First day of Spring – first thoughts of digging in the yard and 811   

Tags: Avista Utilities, Electricity, Natural Gas, Safety

Post by Dan Kolbet
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Today is the first day of Spring and right about the time most people start thinking about projects in the yard. (Disregard these crazy "yard work thoughts" if you saw snow in your yard today).
 
Before you start any project that requires digging, be sure to call 811 two days before you dig to locate underground utility lines. In 2011, there were 7.9 dig-ins on Avista’s natural gas system for every 1,000 locates, as compared to the national average of 3.7. Avista’s goal for 2012 is to reduce the number of dig-ins by 10 percent to increase public safety and reduce company costs.

It’s only three numbers; you can handle it – just call 811.
 
Posted by  System Account  on  3/20/2012
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