Digging? Know What's Below!
How the new law affects your digging project.
Gov. Inslee has proclaimed April as Safe Digging Month
! Take time this spring to learn about safe digging and protecting underground utilities.
Since Jan. 1, utilities, excavators and the public are seeing rigorous enforcement of the state's "call-before-you-dig" law, including higher penalties, mandatory damage-reporting and clearer procedures. The new law affects all utilities and anyone excavating, including homeowners. The changes are intended to improve communication between both groups and ultimately decrease damage to underground utilities and pipelines. For more information on the state's new and improved dig law, click here.