GUEST SEGMENT: The importance of calling Georgia 811 before starting digging projects

GUEST SEGMENT: The importance of calling Georgia 811 before starting digging projects

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - It’s springtime, which means it’s time for planting flowers and gardens.

It’s a task that requires digging, which can be dangerous if there are unmarked utility lines in the area.

Georgia 811 spokesman and two-time Olympian, Cliff Meidl, explains why it’s important to contact 811 before digging and also the types of risks associated with not calling before your dig project.

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