How do I prevent an electrical "dig-in" when excavating on my property?
Before excavating always call OUPS at 1-800-362-2764 if you are in Ohio. Do not dig until all utilities have located and marked the lines. If there is pad-mounted electrical equipment near the work area, then it is a good indication that underground lines exist. You must contact OUPS first. To prevent delays, your electric utility will require at least 72 hours notice. There is no charge for this service.

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