Call 8-1-1 BEFORE you dig

Contractors, homeowners, farmers, you name it -- if you plan to excavate a hole more than six inches, by law, you must call 8-1-1 at least two days before you dig to avoid damaging underground utilities.

And thanks to a recent change in the law, the PA Public Utility Commission has the power to levy hefty fines against excavators and others that they determine to be in the wrong -- including homeowners digging on their own property.

Click below for additional information, and remember to plan ahead and call before you dig.

Mike Rowe on calling 8-1-1

PA 8-1-1

Act 50 of 2017 (PUC enforcement)