2014 Excavation Guide & Directory

Special Georgia Edition

Inside this downloadable magazine is valuable information about safe digging here in Georgia and across the US and Canada. This is the electronic version what was mailed out to excavators across Georgia who had contacted us in 2013. Below is an outline of the topics covered in this comprehensive guide.


  • Online Locate Request Creation: EDEN
  • PRIS – Positive Response Information System

o    Why and how to use it

  • Georgia 811, There’s an App for that

o    FREE Training Opportunities

  • eRequest for Homeowners
  • Overhead Protection Act
  • Digger Dog, Georgia 811’s Mascot
  • Georgia 811 Staff Contacts
  • Additional Sections in the magazine cover topics such as:
    • Before you Dig – what you need to know to do before you dig
    • Locating and Marking – the importance of accuracy in locating and marking buried facilities
    • Digging Safely – Technologies and techniques to stay safe and avoid damages
    • When Things Go Wrong – What to do in the event of underground damage
    • Resource Directory
      • Excavation Best Practices 10.0
      • Common Ground Alliance Excavation Best Practices
      • Includes One-Call and State Laws across the US and Canada
      • List of One-Call Communication Centers across the US


Click here for the Excavation Safety Guide & Directory


Additional magazines are available upon request. Simply email Maria Copeland,mcopeland@georgia811.com, and include your contact information, how many are needed and a shipping address.