When you or your contractor need to dig near or on the verge of your property whether or not the job is to be on site, the office or even at home, it is essential to call Alberta 1 Call before You Dig. Dial (1-800-242-3447).
Dialing Before You Dig can help prevent damage and disruption to underground pipe and cable networks, including electricity, gas, communications and water. Contact with a single cable or pipe can leave an entire community without essential services and may result in injury or death.
Dial Before You Dig is a free national referral service, supported by Western Power. It is the most efficient way to obtain information on underground networks at your property. In most cases plans showing the location of underground cabling will be supplied within two working days of an enquiry.
A farmer needed to install some post-holes on his property. He neglected to call the local authority for information on his area. Unfortunately the high pressure gas pipe running through the area was struck during the excavation. The result was nasty!
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