Featured Speaker Announcement

Midwest Damage Prevention Stakeholders,  Indiana 811 is excited to announce our featured lunchtime safety speaker for the 2023 Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (MWDPTC): international workplace safety and motivational speaker and best-selling author, Lee Shelby.  Shelby is renowned as one of the most sought-after international safety speakers, leaving an indelible mark on everyone who hears his story… Read more

Keynote Speaker Announcement

Midwest Damage Prevention Stakeholders,  Indiana 811 is thrilled to announce Mark Nutsch as the keynote speaker for the 2023 Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference. Nutsch is revered as an American war hero for his bravery in leading what is considered the most successful unconventional warfare campaign in modern history.  In Oct. 2001, Nutsch demonstrated remarkable leadership as… Read more

Excavator News – June 2023

Register Today for the 2023 MWDPTC!  The 2023 Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (MWDPTC) will take place Nov. 14-16 at the historic French Lick Resort in French Lick, Ind. We are eager to welcome new and returning attendees to the Midwest’s premier damage prevention training event for a week of top-tier educational sessions and themed fun. If… Read more

2023 Scholarship Now Open

Damage Prevention Stakeholders, We are happy to announce that we are now accepting scholarship applications for the 2023 MWDPTC! For the seventh year in a row, our scholarship program sponsored by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) will offer 115 complimentary two-night registration packages to the Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference. Applications must be completed by Friday, August 18, 2023…. Read more

Registration Now Open

Damage Prevention Stakeholders, The wait is over! Registration for the 11th annual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (MWDPTC), taking place Nov. 14-16, is now officially open! We can’t wait to welcome everyone from across the Midwest and beyond back to the beautiful French Lick Resort! We’d like to note that this year’s highly anticipated event will be held Tuesday through… Read more

THE DIRT – May 2023

811U Has You Covered for All Things 811! For the grand finale to National Safe Digging Month (NSDM), Indiana 811 unveiled 811U, our new training and education portal! 811U is the one-stop-shop for all things 811 and provides industry stakeholders with the tools they need to fully understand the 811 damage prevention process and the role… Read more

Save the Date Registration

Damage Prevention Stakeholders, We’re thrilled to announce that registration for the 2023 Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference will officially open on Thursday, May 25! The excitement is beginning to build as we are only 6 months away from welcoming new and returning attendees to the renowned French Lick Resort in French Lick, Ind., from Nov. 14-16. This year’s conference will be… Read more

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