January News & Updates

2022 Year in Review

Georgia 811 has created a one-page graphic analysis of 2022 ticket totals. The document compares 2022 ticket totals with previous years, breaks down damages by utility type, examines eRequest totals, and more.

To access the 2022 Year-End Ticket Analysis, please click here.


MLK Holiday

Georgia 811 will be closed on Monday, January 16, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. During this time the contact center will be accepting locate requests for damages and emergencies only. Please plan your work accordingly.

As a reminder, web entry is available 24/7. Web entry includes the ability to create emergency locate requests.

For a complete list of holidays observed by Georgia 811, please visit our website at the following link: https://www.georgia811.com/index.php/about-georgia-811/.


Video Release: Tips for Effective Use of 811

Common Ground Alliance’s Educational Programs and Marketing Committee has been developing a series of educational videos and supporting materials that inform each stakeholder group of how they can more effectively use 811 to streamline the damage prevention process. The second video of the series which focuses on what facility owners/operators can do to improve the efficiency of the 811 system, has recently been released.

To access the facility owner/operator video and additional resources, click here.

To access the first video in the series which focuses on the excavating community, please click here.


Monthly Giveaway

The Georgia 811 Facebook is currently down. However, we are working with Meta to bring it back live in time to offer our February giveaway. In the meantime, please remember that giveaway information is also shared on the Georgia 811 Instagram and Twitter pages.


Save the Date

Due to the success of the Georgia 811 Damage Prevention Summit in October, we will bring the event back in 2023. The 2023 Summit will be held on Thursday, October 5 at the Gas South Convention Center in Duluth. More information will be shared as we get closer to the date.