October 2021 DIRT

There’s Still Time to Register for the 2021 MWDPTC! Register now for the 9th annual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference, happening Nov. 10-12 in idyllic French Lick, Indiana! Join hundreds of damage prevention professionals, such as facility operators, locators, emergency officials, excavators, regulators, engineers and more, for a week filled with the perfect mix of educational and… Read more

Phone Maintenance August 26

On Thursday, August 26th, between 10:00pm and 11:00pm, our phones will be down to conduct routine maintenance on our phone system. During this time, Emergency and Damage locates will be accepted by contacting 463-444-7410. Normal tickets can be submitted here.

August 2021 DIRT

Indiana 811 Celebrates 8/11 Day For the past few years, Indiana 811, together with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC), has been a sponsor of the Great Indiana State Fair. This year, Indiana 811 took over the fairgrounds on Aug. 11 for the first-ever “Indiana 811 Day at the Fair.” Throughout the fairgrounds, State Fairgoers… Read more

Happy 8/11 Day!

The Indiana 811 team was busy celebrating 8/11 Day this year! The Aug. 11 date is a natural reminder to contact 811 before digging, and this week Indiana 811 is reminding both homeowners and professional industry stakeholders of the importance of safe digging. 8/11 Day at the Indiana State Fair Headed to the State Fair?… Read more

Register Now for Networking Opportunities at the MWDPTC!

As we plan for an in-person event after a hiatus from face-to-face activities last year, the 2021 MWDPTC Planning Team is delighted to announce three engaging and interactive networking event opportunities for MWDPTC conference attendees. Attending a networking event is the perfect way to kick off a jam-packed week of education and fun at the… Read more

Forgotten what an IN-PERSON MWDPTC looks like? Let us remind you!!

Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811 are elated to welcome Midwestern damage prevention stakeholders back to the charming French Lick Resort and idyllic Indiana countryside for a fully IN-PERSON event this year at the 2021 Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference. Do you need a refresher on all that the MWDPTC has to offer? Check out our… Read more

Spreading the 811 Before You Dig Message – Tagline and Logo Information

With the recent implementation of our new online ticketing platform, Exactix, we wanted to send a friendly reminder about the correct graphics and slogan to use when promoting the 811 Before You Dig message. Our goal is to encourage professionals and homeowners to submit their tickets online through Exactix, rather than calling via phone, as… Read more

Honoring Our Veterans at the 2021 MWDPTC

Join us in celebrating and honoring those who have served our country with this year’s Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference theme: Honoring Our Veterans. The 2021 theme shows our appreciation for our American veterans and their patriotism, service, and sacrifice. Additionally, we are thrilled to unveil the military-themed 2021 conference logo. A military veteran himself,… Read more

Apply for a 2021 MWDPTC Scholarship

For the fifth year, a 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 are now open for the scholarship program and must be completed by Wednesday, August 18, 2021. All applicants must work in the state of Indiana… Read more

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