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 from professional contractors to back yard handymen to avoid impacting underground utilities.
Booth says you could be held liable if you disrupt a service and don’t contact Iowa One Call 48 hours before digging. He says their service is free and the best way to get a hold of them in Iowa is by dialing 8-1-1. For more information visit this link.