Cheyenne Light Says Call Before You Dig
April is National Safe Digging Month, and Cheyenne Light Fuel and Power is reminding customers to call 811 before digging. Cheyenne Light spokesman John Sieroki says One Call of Wyoming is the state's utility locating service that is provided free of charge.
The Wyoming Legislature passed the Wyoming Underground Facilities Notification Act in 2010. The law says everyone who excavates or disturbs the surface of the ground must first contact One Call of Wyoming. The law includes, but is not limited to, contractors, homeowners and property owners.
If you don't call for a locate and you damage underground facilities, besides having to pay for costly repairs you may have to pay a substantial fine .
Once again for One Call Wyoming you can dial 811 or 800-849-2476 statewide.