DETROIT, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MISS DIG 811 reminds Michigan residents to postpone all non-essential digging projects as a result of Governor Whitmer's executive order. MISS DIG 811 is a Michigan non-profit corporation that operates as the underground utility safety notification system for the entire state.
By law, Michigan residents are required to always practice safe digging by placing tickets marking underground utility lines.
MISS DIG 811 asks for the public's assistance in supporting the State of Michigan during the stay-at-home order from Governor Whitmer and postponing all non-essential digging projects until further notice. Non-essential digging projects include all gardening, landscaping and any DIY projects.
For more information about MISS DIG 811 and safe digging practices visit www.missdig811.org.
About MISS DIG
MISS DIG System, Inc. is a Michigan Non-Profit Corporation that operates as the Underground Utility Safety Notification System for the entire state. MISS DIG 811 has received over 21 million locate requests resulting in nearly 189 million transmissions since 1970.
MISS DIG 811 provides this free service to homeowners, excavators, municipalities and utility companies via our web-based locate requests - elocate.missdig.org and rte.missdig.org, or by placing a toll-free call to 811 or 800-482-7171. MISS DIG 811 processes that locate request by contacting our over 1,700 members, who then come out and locate their facilities. The mission of MISS DIG System, Inc. is to safeguard the public, environment, property, and utility infrastructures and promote utility damage prevention through a quality, cost-effective process for our customers.
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