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By Michael Del Greco
Call before you dig. You need to find out if there are lines in the ground before you dig for any reason, such as planting trees and bushes or installing fences and posts. If you fail to call you could end up in JAIL or worse.
Pittsburgh Technology Council
"Pennsylvania now has an updated statute that can continue to be used as a beacon for safety, education and protection for the citizens of Pennsylvania, the underground excavation industry and its workers," said Bill Kiger, executive director for Pennsylvania One Call System, Inc. "The statute represents four years of hard work to build a better law that will keep Pennsylvanians safer with more communications, coordination and cooperation between the 125,000 stakeholders we serve."