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Is Safe Dlgglng Month I
pnl maxk~ the tenth annual Nauonal Sale
D|ggmg Momh, mmmdmg Ohm slakclmldnn
to r1lwr1ys eau an atler1~'t48l\uur~,bu|nul
mom Lhan 10 wurkmg dr1ys,befoxL‘ any - -V - ., 1

digging pnneec NaIIonr1lSr1fc D|ggmg Month Is formally . I - -1‘ ’ , .

mtognlzcd by the us. Huum of R2pm~2nlau\‘na and — .A t __ 3- .~

Senalc and has uadmonally enmed are support fmm \ ' :5. h 1 >.

neariy every state gavemor aerm. the emmrry mcludmg ' 1; 

ohm Covcrnnr]ol\n Kaaxcli. — _  ‘-;- ;

5 ix‘ 1 ‘J

when calling 211, homeuwnnm and mnlracmn am . -- ;
cunneclcd H.» Ohio Uulmcs Pmtncuon Sczvmn (0 u.r.s.), -,. ' A

rhe local ane eau center, whnzh noufics rhe apprupnam « 31.: ‘
uhmy eempanre. of lhcu rnrem in mg. [’zofn:~siunal T§’:_e,-

lncaloxa are then sent to the rcqucalcd d|ggmg are - o._.-*“ a

to mark rhe appn.»x|maIcIocr1tinna of underground 3‘:   .:

hne. wnh flaga, prunt or both. Every Mx mrnure. an :- .‘ " .

undugmund uuhty hne 1~ damaged becausuaumconu '  

deerded in mg w|tl\uulfir~t calling 211 _ ',;- -

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Smkmg a .mg1e lmc ean eame rnnrrv, mpalr costs, _ ,.\

fines and mtonvuninm uulagna. Every d|gg1ng pzcqect, ' ‘ ‘ ~ —

no mnner haw large or ~maIl,wr1rranla a ean to 311. 5 '»_- I A :~, 
ln~'tr1llmg a ma1lbox,bu1ldmg a deck and planlmg a tree 1’ A 4 ‘ .. . - .  t-..  4 _

or garden are an example. of drggrng prmeers that ~huIIld 5 ~“. {H  -_c1".7,‘,‘ 
unlybngxnaicw day. aheraenu (0811. . -, ' _,_'5 ’ f ’ 5; " v  I

"As Apul mazk~ the tmdmunal star! of ehggmg _ . , ‘ _ ._ "-3 
aea.-en, we are uamg this month to stxongly enermrage -. .» 2‘ “- v
md1vIdual~ and tumparucs Io eau an bniorc tlmy * “ .1
begrn digging," said Roger hpacomb, on as . ,
Prcsidem/ Exncuuve Ducctnr ”Bycr1llmg 311 to have .
rhe underground uulny lmza |n their area marked,

homL0wncxs and pxofcsuonals are makmg an |mpurlant

dncmun Lhat ean lmlp klzcp Ihnm and then cummumucs '

azlfc and tonnectnd.” ‘

The depth of uhhty 1me.- ean vary for many rea.-om,

aucli a. ermnrn, prevmu. digging pnneer. and uneven

auriacna. Uuhty lmza need to be pmperlv marked bee.m.e

even when d|ggmg only a few rnehe.-, Ihn nsk of slnkmg

an undcrgmund ul|l||y hne mu I:x|sta.

0.11 vs eneaurage. area rcsudcnb to vmt xmuw.nup5.mg

or xmuw.4'nlIB11.rcmz for more miormauon about drggrng ,

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