Georgia 811 News

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Extraordinary Circumstances Declared

Duluth, GA – September 26, 2022 – Please be advised the following Georgia 811 members have invoked the use of Positive Response Code 3J (Extraordinary Circumstances) across their service area/areas effective on the date posted below. Last updated on 9/27/2022 at 1:35pm. City of St. Mary’s Public Works (STM50, STM51 – Camden) effective Wednesday, September […]

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Dig Law Changes & Other News

The Georgia Dig Law is Changing on September 1 On Thursday, September 1, the Georgia Dig Law has changes going into effect that you will notice when submitting or calling in a ticket. Georgia 811 has online training available in both English and Spanish to explain the updates. The 20-minute training is free, online and recommended for […]

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August News

Digger Dog School Show Reservations It’s a new school year and Digger Dog is taking reservations to visit second and third graders throughout Georgia. Digger Dog and Georgia 811 Education Administrator Maria Copeland present a free 35-minute utility safety presentation that covers important principles such as the importance of smelling gas and acting fast and […]

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New Online Training Available – 2022 Dig Law Changes

The Georgia Utility Facility Protection Act, commonly known as the Georgia Dig Law, has changes going into effect on September 1, 2022. Georgia 811 now has online training available to explain the updates. The training is available as a stand-alone module and as the final section in the Georgia 811 Damage Prevention Competent Person Training. […]

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Georgia 811 To Observe Independence Day

Duluth, GA – June 30, 2022 – Georgia 811 offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 4, 2022. For a complete list of holidays observed by Georgia 811, please visit our website at the following link:

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April Training Topics

Understanding Marking Standards and PRIS Did you know there is a uniform standard for marking underground facilities in Georgia? Do your locate technician and excavating crew understand this requirement and how to place and interpret these markings in the field? How about the Positive Response Information System (PRIS) codes? Does your team know which codes […]

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