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!
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
> Assume the worst with utilities but never, never dig without calling.
> The danger& costs could be fatal.
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