MISS DIG 811 has been helping keep the public and the underground utility infrastructure in Michigan safe for 50 years. ‘Digging In’ covers topics such as the State’s damage prevention law, how utility locating works, what online programs are right for you, and a variety of other topics and information that can help ensure your next digging project is both safe and successful.
Episode 27 - Michigan Public Service Commission
Digging In welcomes Dave Chislea, Manager of Gas Operations for the Michigan Public Service Commission, to the show to discuss the Commission's contributions to damage prevention throughout Michigan.
Episode 26 - Educational Mobile Unit
MISS DIG 811's community-focused Educational Mobile Unit (EMU) has been making the rounds this summer. We'll look at several events that the EMU has been a part of and give you a heads up on future dates where you can find MISS DIG 811 spreading its safety messaging.
Episode 25 - Detroit Area Flooding
A recent article in the Detroit News introduces information that some of the area-wide flooding that hit Metro Detroit in late June could have ties back to the 811, excavation, and utility damage prevention process. We'll discuss some of what the article says, and how it serves as a reminder of the importance of the 811 process for all stakeholders.
Episode 24 - This Day in History
It's a holiday week and summer is in full swing. In this brief episode, we take a break from utility topics to cover just a few interesting "This Day in History" fun facts for your listening pleasure.
Episode 23 - MISS DIG 811 IT Systems Manager
Digging In is joined by Katie Gruzwalski, MISS DIG 811 IT Systems Manager, to discuss the important role technology plays in the Notification Center being able to service all of its Stakeholders, as well as some important changes the IT department is working on.
Episode 22 - Construction Angels
We happy to be joined by Patrick Carr to discuss Construction Angels, a charitable organization that helps families of those who are lost in worksite incidents. Learn how to get involved with their wonderful cause.