DigSafe

Call Before You Dig – 811

If you are planning to do any excavation on your property, it's Maine law to contact Dig Safe® before you begin. Dig Safe® is a clearinghouse that notifies utilities whenever excavation work is being done. As a free service they will notify all the member utilities* to locate and clearly mark their underground facilities. According to the Underground Protection and Facilities Act, more commonly known as the Dig Safe Law, excavation may begin 3 business days (not including Saturdays, Sundays and Maine holidays) after you have contacted Dig Safe ®.

For more information on DigSafe®, click here.

*Note: Member utilities may not include local water and sewer facilities or privately installed underground facilities.

 

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