Alabama's Underground Damage Prevention Act has been updated with improved damage prevention measures. Here is a copy of the new law signed by Governor Bentley on April 2, 2014.
Quick Reference Guide to the changes that become effective
January 1, 2015
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To provide central notification services and public education to prevent damage to underground facilities in Alabama.
Alabama 811 is a non-profit organization established under Alabama Act 94-487. Anyone engaging in excavation activities is required to notify underground facility owners prior to the start of excavation. Alabama 811 helps streamline this process by providing a "one call" service allowing excavators to notify area utility companies quickly and efficiently.
Alabama 811 is funded by it's member utility companies and is a free service to the excavating community.
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3/14 - Alabama 811 has been working with a group of stakeholders, known as Alabama Damage Prevention Alliance (ADPA), to build a grass roots support of legislative improvements for upcoming sessions. Look for more information here and check out the calendar for meeting dates if you would like to participate. You can find out more about ADPA at their website.
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Ticket Update Calendar Guide
A calendar of each month (pdf format) giving a general guide of when locate requests are "good thru" and what is the designated date to update the request if work is not complete.
Alabama 811's annual operations report has been completed and is available for download from the Operation Reports.
This report includes information on the historical operations of Alabama 811 over the last three years as well detailed information for previous year's operations.
This is a PDF file format
Gas and Pipeline Education Safety Meetings
The 2014 schedule for the APACT meetings is underway.
Visit our New APACT website!
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Reporting Final Report
The most recent DIRT (Damage Information Reporting Tool) Report has been released and is available for download at the Common Ground Alliance web site. This report is a valuable tool to be used to analyze root causes of damages to underground facilities.
Also, you can help provide data to this reporting process by entering your company's information in the DIRT reporting tool available on this site. Click on the DIRT icon below to register and begin entering your data.
The data submitted is confidential.
New Best Practices Released
The latest version of the Best Practices is now available. Information on downloading or ordering copies is available
The entire book is available to download in PDF form.