O&R Reminds Residents: 8-11 – Call Before you Dig

Today, 8-11, August 11th, is “National Call 811 Before You Dig Day.” That’s the number to call to make sure you’re digging in an area that is free of underground pipes or other equipment that can be very dangerous if damaged. Orange & Rockland Utilities’ spokesman Mike Donovan says indicators such as paint on the ground or small color-coded flags will show the location of, for example, gas mains or service lines. Donovan says those who don’t plan ahead before they dig face hefty penalties…

Audio clip: Mike Donovan

For more information about the 811 One-Call Notification System, visit call811.com.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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