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Spring Meetings Start Next Week

It may not look like Spring when you gaze out a window, but South Dakota 811 Spring Meetings begin next week. These meetings are the time each year when utility operators and South Dakota 811 provide you the information you … Continue reading

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Punxsutawney Phil predicts an early Spring

After dealing with Polar Vortexes and a winter’s worth of snow, most South Dakotans are planning for Spring.   Whether you’re planting crops or a flower garden, repairing a fence or plowing a field, plans for the upcoming season are underway. … Continue reading

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It’s Spring Meeting Time!

South Dakota 811 announces our schedule of Spring Damage Prevention Meetings.  These meetings are conducted jointly by South Dakota 811 and local utilities.  The informative sessions assist both excavators and utility operators on reducing damage to underground utilities and improving … Continue reading

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You Can Count on Us!

You can count on South Dakota 811 having your back 24/7/365.  We’re here to protect excavators, property owners and the general public from the dangers of accidental damage to underground utility lines.  We’re here through rain, sleet and snow.  We’re … Continue reading

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Right Around the Corner

With the nice weather we’ve been experiencing so far, it seems like Spring in South Dakota! Maybe not quite, but the high volume of excavation activity is right around the corner.  Be sure to visit our website for the Spring … Continue reading

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A Great Place to Start

The damage prevention message protects buried infrastructure and keeps our communities safe.  At South Dakota 811, it’s at the very heart of what we do.  And that’s a great place to start. The start of a new year offers pause … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings from all of us at South Dakota 811 to all of the professional excavators, homeowners, utility locators and utility-company employees who help us keep South Dakota safe.  And we wish you the very happiest and safest 2019. Even … Continue reading

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There’s a Process for That

South Dakota Codified Law 49-7A provides civil penalties for failure to comply with the statute or with South Dakota Administrative Rules.  The statute and rules are available for review. The South Dakota One-Call Board encourages parties involved to discuss and resolve … Continue reading

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Farm Tap

A Farm Tap is a natural gas piping connection to an interstate or intrastate transmission pipeline. A Farm Tap customer is a person who receives natural gas through such a system. If you own drain tile, irrigation lines, buried power … Continue reading

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You May Not Know Your Land As Well As You Think You Do

We got a call on a Sunday afternoon from a farmer.  He had been plowing his field, land that had been in his family for generations.  He said he hit something.  He thought it might be a fiber line. This … Continue reading

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