Featured Speaker Announced for 2021 MWDPTC Nov. 10-12!

Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811 are proud to announce this year’s Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference featured speaker: Ricky Rollins. Since the beginning of his career as a motivational safety speaker, Ricky has traveled across the country, sharing his heart­felt stories and the lessons he’s learned along the way. It all started on Dec. 30,… Read more

Register Now for the 2021 MWDPTC!

Registration for the 9th annual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (MWDPTC), taking place Nov. 10-12, 2021, is officially open! Title sponsors Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811 are thrilled to welcome damage prevention professionals from across the Midwest and beyond back to the beautiful French Lick Resort for a week of education, training, networking and fun!… Read more

June 2021 DIRT

The 2021 MWDPTC Returns to French Lick! Save the date for the 9th annual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (MWDPTC), taking place November 10-12, 2021. Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811 are thrilled to welcome midwestern industry stakeholders back to French Lick, Indiana, this year for a week of networking, education, training and fun! The 2021 MWDPTC will bring together… Read more

The I Dig Summer Contest is Back!

We’re excited to announce that the fourth annual I Dig Summer contest will begin on May 26! Summertime is one the busiest seasons for Excavators, but thanks to our new online ticketing platform Exactix, they can submit tickets easier and faster than ever. Participate in the fourth annual “I Dig Summer” contest May 26 –… Read more

Keynote Speaker Announced for 2021 MWDPTC Nov. 10-12

Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811 are proud to announce this year’s Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference keynote speaker: Marine Corporal and Author Josh Bleill. Josh Bleill, inspired by the events of September 11, 2001 to follow in his father’s footsteps and enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps, survived a bomb explosion in which he lost… Read more

The End of 811NOW. The Start of Something New.

As you know, Indiana 811 recently implemented a new ticketing software system, Exactix. With this new, advanced ticketing platform, Indiana 811 will no longer be utilizing 811NOW. As a result, the 811NOW brand and website will be fading away throughout the coming year. Please review the following reminders as Indiana 811 transitions away from using… Read more

Save the Date for the 2021 MWDPTC Nov. 10-12 in French Lick!

Mark your calendars for the 9th annual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (MWDPTC)! The MWDPTC is taking place Nov. 10-12, 2021 and is returning to the French Lick Resort in French Lick, Indiana. We’re thrilled to welcome you back in-person this fall for a week of damage prevention education and networking. The MWDPTC Planning Team… Read more

Excavator News April 2021

The beginning of the busiest season of the year for excavators is underway. As the weather warms up and more digging projects begin, we have a few announcements and reminders to share: Indiana 811 does NOT locate utilities. We transmit the ticket to utility owners who mark their own facilities. Our member utilities don’t locate… Read more

April 2021 DIRT

New Ticketing Platform, Exactix Indiana 811’s new ticketing software, Exactix by 4iQ Solutions, launched earlier this month. This new ticketing platform offers the core benefits of online ticketing, with the added value of a world-class geocoding engine to define safe and accurate excavation notification areas. Irth, the previous ticketing software, is no longer available. If… Read more

Gov. Holcomb Proclaims April as Indiana Safe Digging Month

Indiana 811 reminds Hoosiers to contact 811 before digging for home improvement projects to prevent damage to underground utility lines, and keep communities safe and connected to essential services. INDIANAPOLIS (April 1, 2021) – With warmer weather approaching and spring home improvement projects beginning, Gov. Eric Holcomb recently proclaimed April as Indiana Safe Digging Month…. Read more