How much does it cost for 811?
Calling 811 is free—the cost is paid by utility companies to protect you and your employees or tenants.
Is dig alert a free service?
It’s free for anyone that is digging to get a DigAlert ticket. Our services are paid for by the owners of underground facilities.
How much is dig alert?
This is a 100% free service, and more importantly-it’s the law. Legally, the person who is doing the work must have a DigAlert in their name.
How do you find out where gas lines are buried?
Dial Before You Dig is a FREE national referral service supported by Ausgrid and other major service providers that supplies plans of where electricity, water, gas and telecommunications cables and pipes are located so you know whether it is safe to dig. Call DBYD on 1100 (Free call).
How to dig safe in Dig Safe month?
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Where is the Dig Safe Office in Vaughan?
How to call or click before you dig?
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Do you have to call before you dig in Ontario?
For your safety, and the safety of others, you must determine where the underground facilities are located BEFORE starting construction, landscaping or any other project. Then, when the underground facilities have been marked, you can dig with care. ontarioonecall.ca 1-800-400-2255
What is an 811 number?
811 is the national call-before-you-dig phone number. Anyone who plans to dig should call 811 or go to their state 811 center’s website before digging to request that the approximate location of buried utilities be marked with paint or flags so that you don’t unintentionally dig into an underground utility line.
Does 811 tell you how deep?
There is no allotted depth before a person needs to call 811. Whether you are just planting small shrubs or installing fences, CGA says any time you are putting a shovel in the ground you need to call due to the fact that many utilities are buried just a few inches below the surface.
How deep can you dig on your property?
Technically there is no limit to how far you can dig; especially if the digging process is not likely to disrupt any neighbors. However, the reality is that you’ll need specialist equipment to complete a dig like this; which means you’ll need a professional firm and permission to dig!
What happens if you dont call Miss Dig?
It’s required by law to call 811, so failure to notify can also result in fines, something that’s sure to grab homeowners’ attention. Of course, the worst-case scenario is that damage resulting from a no call excavation leads to serious injury or death.
How deep can you dig in yard?
However, for practical purposes (leaving the legal requirements aside), it is generally safe to dig holes no more than 300mm deep (12 inches) on your property, and it’s much safer and non-risky to dig holes no more than 100mm deep (4 inches).