Tag Archives: winter weather

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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We Have a Lot to Be Thankful For

As Thanksgiving approaches, our thoughts turn to what we have to be thankful for.  Family.  Health.  Good Fortune.  South Dakota 811. What??? We tend to take it for granted, but South Dakota 811 keeps us safe all year long.  Working … Continue reading

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Safety First

The changes in weather remind us of routine maintenance work to be done. High winds and heavy snowfall can have a costly and even dangerous impact on our communities. Branches may harm power lines if they fall, so be sure … Continue reading

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SHARKS, DAMAGE PREVENTION AND 811

If you remember the movie Jaws – about the great white shark that terrorized an oceanfront community – you may remember that there was a sequel.   In fact, there were several sequels. (Even after the shark got blown up at … Continue reading

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SEND AN 811 VALENTINE!

Love is in the air in South Dakota!   Well, to be fair, it’s actually everywhere, since Valentine’s Day is Wednesday.  While we like to think of it in terms of cards, flowers and chocolates, it’s also a nice dollar bonanza … Continue reading

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DRESS TO EXCESS – IT’S FREEZING OUTSIDE!

             Ok, we live in South Dakota. We have a pretty clear idea that suntan oil is not needed in January. Snow in your boots is a pain, and just like that kid in the … Continue reading

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COLD WEATHER CAN KILL YOU

It’s now 2018 – just one day in – and South Dakota looks like someone left our state in the deep freeze. Dangerously cold wind chill temperatures continue today (January 1) with wind chill warnings in effect for many areas.  … Continue reading

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