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VA811 Backyard Makeover Sweepstakes

VA811 PROMOTES SAFE DIGGING WITH A BACKYARD MAKEOVER SWEEPSTAKES, FEATURING A GRAND PRIZE OF $2,500

Sweepstakes is open to all homeowners in Virginia and promotes safe excavation by launching on 811 Day (August 11th)

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Contract Locate Transition Best Practices

The Virginia Damage Prevention Advisory Committee recently adopted a recommended set of best practices for the event when a utility operator transitions from one contract locate company to another.  These best practices were developed by a group of stakeholders.  Click … Continue reading

2016 VA811 Voting Proxies

Per the By-Laws of Virginia 811, voting proxies are being delivered to the voting contact for each member utility on May 6, 2016.  In conjunction with that delivery, we are providing here the 2016 Proxy Statement.

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Mandatory Web Ticket Entry Training

VA811 has been transitioning all Web Ticket Entry users from the old system to the new ticket entry application. If you attended Web Ticket Entry training after June 2015, you are using the new system.  

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April is National Safe Digging Month!

Did you know that April is National Safe Digging Month? Governor Terry McAuliffe has signed a proclamation officially recognizing National Safe Digging Month. We use National Safe Digging Month to raise awareness across the state of Virginia about … Continue reading