Safe digging starts when you call Georgia 811. By law,
everyone-including homeowners-must contact Georgia 811 by
dialing 811 or 1-800-282-7411 at least 48 hours before
beginning any mechanized digging on your property. If you are
unsure as to whether you should notify Georgia 811 before you break
ground, remember, even if your digging project is small, its always
best to call!
This section of our Web site includes important safety
information such as what to do before you dig; safe digging
practices, what the color-coded markings mean, answers to
frequently asked questions, and much more. In
addition, Georgia 811 holds a number of public events to
spread the word about our important mission. For a complete list,
please see our events calendar. Our mascot, Digger Dog, is
available for school and other educational organization
here for more information.
You can call Georgia 811 24 hours a day/7 days a
week, excluding holidays. For a complete list of the
legal holidays we observe, click here.
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