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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] With utilities you never know
From: Alan NV8A <>
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2011 09:10:29 -0500
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A few years ago on Long Island Verizon dug up one of their own optical 
fiber cables that wasn't where their drawings said it was. Of course 
there were redundant circuits -- but all in the same bundle!


Alan NV8A

On 01/15/11 11:03 pm, r miles wrote:

> When I was in IL my clay  waste pipe  to the sewer system clogged with
> roots.  When the contractor dug to replace it with PVC my yard flooded.
> The incoming  city water line was wrapped around the waste pipe.
> The old 'Ma Bell' marked my line&  told me it was 3' down. We dug a 10''
> hole for a plant&   cut the line.
> Here in Tn if you  ruin  some utility without calling you pay all costs
> for repair.
> NEVER dig without calling them out for a mark.
> My sons in laws found out their septic tank  was under a concrete
> driveway.
> ....
> Assume the worst with utilities but never, never dig without calling.
> The danger&  costs could be fatal.

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