May 2019 DIRT

Indiana Celebrates National Safe Digging Month Gov. Holcomb’s proclamation of April as Indiana Safe Digging Month kicked off the celebratory month, while multiple local cities and towns followed suit in announcing the importance of damage prevention in their communities. This month, City of Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski and City of Shelbyville Mayor Thomas DeBaun also… Read more

March 2019 DIRT

Help Spread the Word About National Safe Digging Month National Safe Digging Month is back! This April, the damage prevention community will once again recognize the importance of protecting underground infrastructure nationwide during the annual monthlong acknowledgement through our state-wide observance of Indiana Safe Digging Month, as proclaimed by Gov. Holcomb. To help you join… Read more

September 2019 DIRT

Indiana 811 Celebrates 8/11 Day Every year, the damage prevention community celebrates Aug. 11, or 8/11 Day on the calendar, as a natural reminder to contact 811 before any excavation. This year, Indiana 811 recognized the industry holiday with the largest 8/11 Day campaign ever in the Hoosier State, and we hope you were able… Read more

December 2018 DIRT

‘Tis the Season to Dig Safely! In this season of holiday cheer, it’s a great time to reflect on a successful 2018 and look forward to all that 2019 will bring.  The year kicked off with the Indiana Pipeline Awareness Association’s (INPAA) annual series of Emergency Responder Meetings, which offered scenario-based training for emergency response… Read more

October 2018 DIRT

Happy Fire Prevention Day! Indiana 811 proudly presents this issue of The Dirt Newsletter on Fire Prevention Day. In recognition of the holiday, we remind Indiana homeowners and professional excavators to contact 811 two full working days before digging to protect themselves from unintentionally striking buried utilities, which could lead to a number of risk… Read more

July 2018 DIRT

“I Dig Summer” Contest – Save Time. Go Online! Want to spend less time on the phone and more time on the job? With Indiana and Kentucky 811’s Web Ticket Entry system, excavators can do just that and submit information about their planned excavation online. This summer, by using Web Ticket Entry, excavators are automatically… Read more

May 2018 DIRT

Your Chance to Save Big for the 2018 MWDPTC! On May 14, early bird registration will open for the sixth annual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (MWDPTC). Hosted by title sponsors Indiana and Kentucky 811, the 2018 MWDPTC will return to the iconic French Lick Resort in French Lick, Ind., Wednesday, Nov. 14 through Friday, Nov. 16…. Read more