It’s been a popular saying since appearing in a song in the 1927 Broadway musical Good News.
“The best things in life are free
Now that I’ve discovered
What you mean to me
The best things in life are free”
Over the past 90 years, the meaning has expanded to mean much more than romantic love.
At South Dakota 811 we have a commitment to keeping you informed and safe while keeping your wallet out of the equation.
That is why a quick phone call to South Dakota 811 is all it takes to get the information you need on the location of nearby underground facilities.
Within two working days, the utilities will respond with paint or flags so that you know what’s below and it won’t cost you a thing.
Not only is it the law to call before you dig, but it reduces the risk of accidentally hitting an underground utility to less than one percent!
At South Dakota 811, we’re open for your locate requests 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can always speak with a live agent, or if you prefer, simply enter your requests online. Homeowners can click HERE to reach the Homeowner Portal. Professional excavators can request locates online HERE.
We’re happy to help, not send you a bill. See, the best things in life really are free.
Until next week, safe digging!