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LI Spring Home Show, Feb 21-23, 2020

New York 811 – LI Spring Home Show, Feb 21-23, 2020 Come visit our booth at the LI Spring Home show and get your chance to scoop up free New York 811 swag and learn more about damage prevention and excavation safety. For free passes to the show, click here Venue:   Suffolk County Community College Grant […]

Excavation Heat Advisory 7/18-7/20

Due to extreme temperatures, an Excavation Safety Alert has been issued for Thursday, July 18, 2019 through Saturday, July 20, 2019. Contractors are strongly encouraged to implement the enhanced protective measures listed below for critical facilities, such as primary electric feeders, oil feeders, oil filled electric facilities, gas transmission mains, steam transmission mains, and telecommunications […]

1 Dead 15 Injured After Contractor Damaged Unmarked Gas Line

Southern California Gas Co. reported a deadly explosion Monday, July 15th at a residential home in Murrieta, Calif., killing a utility worker and injuring 15 others, including 3 responding firefighters. The explosion was sparked by a gas rupture caused by a contractor digging at the home without first contacting 811 to have underground utility lines […]

NewYork811 is Celebrating 811 Day with the NYMets at Citi Field on 8/11/19!

New York 811 is proud to team up with the NY Mets to promote our safe excavation message; “Know What’s Below. Call or Click 811 Before You Dig. The highlights at the game will include an on the field ceremony recognizing and awarding recipients of the New York 811 college scholarship, to 10 deserving, bright […]