Celebrate National Safe Digging Day with Virginia 811

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ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR)– August 11 or also known as 811 Day, is a specific day to remind Virginia residents to contact 811 before planning any kind of work that involves digging into the ground such as planting a tree, building a fence, or installing a sprinkler system. Natalie Soucie, Head of Marketing and Communications with Virginia 811, explains why you can harm underground utilities if you are shallow digging, the importance of digging with care, and properly contacting 811.

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