April is National Safe Digging Month!

Damage Prevention Stakeholders, National Safe Digging Month (NSDM) kicked off on Saturday! As warm weather approaches and the digging season accelerates for both professionals and homeowners, millions of Americans will plan to dig, and following the safe digging process is crucial to keeping communities safe and connected. National Safe Digging Month is an essential reminder… Read more

Phone System Down 2.8.23

Around 11:10 today, Lumen (our phone system) experienced a widespread outage of their main circuits and our backup center resulting in a loss of phone service for the 811 and 800 numbers. This is affecting the overarching area of Indianapolis. We are presently working on a resolution with them. Currently there is no ETA for… Read more

Accounts Receivable Changes Effective Jan. 1, 2023

Indiana 811 has been reviewing current processes and making every effort to maximize and streamline our Accounts Receivable invoicing. In September the Indiana 811 Board approved the following:  1. Credit card transaction fees will be passed along to the Member at 3.50% per total transaction. If Members want to continue paying via credit card, Purchase… Read more

2021 MWDPTC Highlight Video Now Live!

Plans for the 2022 Midwest Damage Prevention Conference (MWDPTC) are well underway, but we are still reminiscing about reuniting a record-setting number of attendees from the damage prevention industry at the 2021 conference. Watch the 2021 MWDPTC highlights video to relive our largest event yet, or check it out to see what you missed! Enjoy the many highlights from the conference… Read more

Gov. Holcomb Proclaims April as National Safe Digging Month

Gov. Holcomb Proclaims April as National Safe Digging Month in the State of Indiana, as Survey Reveals 34.9 Million Americans Plan to Dig Without Contacting 811 First Indiana 811 reminds Hoosiers to contact 811 before all digging projects to prevent damage to underground utility lines and keep communities safe and connected to essential services GREENWOOD,… Read more

Register for Virtual Damage Prevention & Pipeline Safety Training

Join other industry stakeholders across Indiana next week for a webinar to help grow your damage prevention education. To make up for the canceled January and February in-person excavator meetings, damage prevention stakeholders are hosting a Virtual Excavator Damage Prevention & Pipeline Safety Program next Friday, March 4at 8 a.m. ET. The webinar is free of charge and… Read more

Underground Safety Alliance Names Justin Sell Executive Director

Sell brings 14 years of utility damage prevention experience to lead umbrella non-profit organization for Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811 GREENWOOD, Ind. (Feb. 23, 2022) – The board of directors of Underground Safety Alliance (USA), the umbrella non-profit organization for Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811, today announced Justin Sell as the organization’s new Executive Director…. Read more

Save the Date: 2022 MWDPTC Nov. 9-11 in French Lick!

Mark your calendars for the 10th Annual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (MWDPTC), Nov. 9-11, 2022, at the French Lick Resort in French Lick, Indiana! This year’s conference will mark a decade of the MWDPTC bringing industry professionals together in a unique way for damage prevention networking, education, training, and socializing. Over the next few… Read more

Feb. 2 & Feb. 3 INPAA Safety Meetings Cancelled🚨

Indiana 811 Members, We have an important announcement! Due to the Winter Storm Warnings that have been issued for our state, the Indiana Pipeline Awareness Association and Indiana 811 have made the decision for the safety of all to cancel the Wednesday, Feb. 2 Terre Haute and Thursday, Feb. 3 Bloomington Excavator AND Emergency Responder Pipeline Safety Meetings…. Read more

Attach Files to Your Locate Request with Exactix!

Indiana 811’s online ticketing platform, Exactix, is packed with features that help you submit ticket requests more efficiently online. One helpful tool is the attachment feature, which allows you to attach photos and other documents to your ticket as you create it. You can add information to help provide greater detail about your ticket request… Read more