Georgia 811 News

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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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July News

Vendor and Sponsorship Opportunities for the Georgia 811 Summit Georgia 811 is seeking vendors and sponsors for the inaugural Georgia 811 Summit on Thursday, October 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hilton Northeast in Peachtree Corners. The event will include networking opportunities, a panel discussion, and training on various topics such as […]

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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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Georgia 811 Experiencing Temporary Phone Service Disruptions

12:30pm UPDATE – The service disruptions have been resolved and all systems are operational. 11:34am UPDATE – Calls are being taken but some callers may experience connection difficulty as our service provider has not reported resolution of the issue. 11:20am – Georgia 811 is experiencing temporary phone service disruptions. We are unable to accept calls […]

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