Save Your Life--Call 811 Before Digging

Aug 10, 2012, 07:05 ET from Carolinas Associated General Contractors

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carolinas AGC (CAGC), in celebrating "National 811 Day" tomorrow, August 11, reminds the community to call before you dig. Whether you're planting a garden, installing a mailbox, or using heavy equipment to lay a water line, calling 811 saves lives and protects utilities. Furthermore, calling 811 before digging is the law! 


"Calling 811 is critical to safety. By working together with NC & SC 811, all stakeholders ensure safety and damages are kept to an ultimate minimum," said CAGC member Ron Brown of State Utility Contractors, Monroe, NC.

Carolinas AGC is a proud sponsor of SC811's SC 811 Kid's Safety Day Event and promoting NC811's Save Lives! Call 811 & Give Blood drive.

Carolinas AGC (CAGC) represents contractors and construction-related firms in North Carolina and South Carolina, and serves as a chapter of AGC of America and ARTBA. Through diverse partnerships, Carolinas AGC effectively innovates and shares knowledge across sectors and generations; advancing the construction industry to enhance the quality of life and deliver a sustainable difference in the Carolinas. Visit us at

For information on CAGC's underground utility safety and damage prevention program contact Allen Gray, or call 704/372-1450 ext. 5231.

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SOURCE Carolinas Associated General Contractors