Excavator News – April 2023

How Indiana 811 is Celebrating National Safe Digging Month Do Your Part. Show Us The Marks. White Line For 811.This National Safe Digging Month (NSDM), Indiana 811 is focusing our efforts on educating homeowners and professionals on an important topic, white lining. White lining is a key step for homeowners and professionals looking to complete… Read more

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

THE DIRT – December 2022

What You Missed at the 2022 MWDPTC! The 2022 MWDPTC, hosted by Indiana 811 in idyllic French Lick, Ind., was bigger than ever, with more than 630 Midwestern stakeholders attending the region’s premier damage prevention event.  To kick off the week, attendees networked with other industry professionals while horseback riding through the scenic Indiana countryside,… 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

THE DIRT – October 2022

There’s Still Time to Register for the 2022 MWDPTC!  The 2022 Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference will take place in less than four weeks, but there is still time to register! We look forward to welcoming back attendees from the Midwest and beyond for what will be a jam-packed week of education and Old West fun.  Attendees of… Read more

THE DIRT – September 2022

Register NOW: The 2022 MWDPTC is on the Horizon The 2022 Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference is just a little less than two months away! The conference will take place Nov. 9-11 in French Lick, Ind., at the scenic French Lick Resort & Casino. It’s not too late to register! The 2022 MWDPTC will feature a special Old West… Read more

THE DIRT – June 2022

Register Now for the 2022 MWDPTC! Early bird registration is officially open 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 for damage prevention education with subject matter experts, networking… 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