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Dig Safely

Call before you dig


That is the motto of the Tennessee One Call System. Whether you are building an addition, laying a patio or just planting a garden, call before you dig. Lafayette has a complex network of lines, pipes, and cables buried underground. It is important for you to know where these lines and pipes are located.

That is why the Lafayette Gas Department works closely with Tennessee One Call. Tennessee law requires you to call Tennessee One Call at least three (3) business days before you dig. When you call, someone will locate and mark the underground utilities in the area that you wish to excavate. Digging without this information could not only be dangerous, but costly if you damage underground utilities.

So the next time you plan to dig, do it safely by calling TENNESSEE ONE CALL at 1-800-351-1111 or 811.