August 2020 DIRT

Save the Date for the Virtual MWDPTC – November 5, 2020 Kentucky 811 and Indiana 811 are excited to announce our Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference (VMWDPTC)! Save the date for this one-day event on Thursday, November 5, 2020. The conference will offer a variety of educational training opportunities for damage prevention professionals from across the… Read more

Excavator News August 2020

Connect with Kentucky 811 on Social Media  Are you on social media? Connect with Kentucky 811 on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to stay up to date on the latest news and helpful tips for professionals in the underground utility industry.  Follow us below! Our social media pages are the best place for pros to up their damage prevention game with… Read more


Mark your calendar! Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811 are proud to introduce the Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention Training Conference, sponsored by the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, taking place on Thursday, November 5, 2020. We’re looking forward to reuniting with our damage prevention community for a full day of education, collaboration, and networking.  Similar to the annual in-person event, the one-day Virtual Midwest Damage Prevention… Read more

Save time online with Kentucky 811 Positive Response

Submitting utility locate requests online is the fastest and easiest way to get utilities marked, but Kentucky 811’s online platform also offers additional benefits to help you get the job done. Positive Response is a system that alerts excavators when a locator has marked or cleared a locate request for safe excavation. This valuable tool… Read more

Excavator News June 2020

Welcome to the first 2020 edition of Kentucky 811 Excavator News! As excavators, your work is critical to help prevent damages to underground utilities across the state. Kentucky 811 will continue to provide excavators with essential information about safe digging practices and the latest topics in damage prevention so that you can continue working safely… Read more

Kentucky 811 Scheduled Phone Maintenance Tonight 10 p.m.

Kentucky 811 Stakeholders, Tonight, June 19, 2020 beginning at 10 p.m. EDT, Kentucky 811 will be conducting maintenance on our phone system. Starting at 10 p.m. tonight, our phone system will be unavailable for approximately two hours. If you are unable to get through to us by dialing 800-752-6007 or 811 and need an emergency locate, please… Read more

June 2020 DIRT

Welcome to the First Edition of the Kentucky 811 DIRT! This newsletter will provide you with the latest updates about the region’s damage prevention industry, delivered right to your inbox. Here you’ll find recent industry news, information about upcoming Kentucky 811 events, updates from our members, helpful toolkit resources and more! We look forward to… Read more

Save Time – Go Online with the “I Dig Summer” Contest for Excavators

The “I Dig Summer” contest is back! This summer, join Kentucky 811 for the third annual “I Dig Summer” contest by submitting your utility locate requests online. With the Kentucky 811 Web Ticket Entry system, excavators can submit information about planned excavation online, allowing them to focus on the actual job at hand and bypass… Read more


GREENWOOD, Ind., and DUBLIN, Ohio (April 22, 2020) – Underground Safety Alliance (USA), the umbrella not-for-profit organization for Indiana 811 and Kentucky 811, and 4iQ Solutions, a developer of call center software and cloud-based services, today announced a partnership to bring 4iQ’s leading software platform to USA’s 811 notification centers. Terms of the partnership were not… Read more


We want to update our valued partners on the current operational state of Underground Safety Alliance in the midst of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The health and well-being of our staff, community, and stakeholders is forefront in our minds during these difficult and challenging times. We recognize the life-saving notification service we provide must continue… Read more