April is considered the beginning of construction season in the Midwest. Ben Booth, with Iowa One Call says something everyone needs to do is call before they dig. He says this is helpful for professional contractors to back yard handymen to avoid impacting underground utilities.
Booth says if you don’t contact Iowa One Call 48 hours before digging, and disrupt a service, you can be held liable for it. He says their service is free and the best way to get a hold of them in Iowa is by dialing 8-1-1.
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