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Call Before You Dig in Mississippi Mills

Are you planning to dig a garden, landscape or fence your lot, excavate a patio area or pool area, upgrade your driveway, repair your home’s foundation, add a porch, deck or room to your home?

Please call Ontario One Call Ltd. before you dig and take advantage of the free utility locate service.

 

Here’s Why

Digging or excavating could damage the network of gas pipes, telephone lines, hydro or cablevision lines and water pipes which extend through your property and may be located near the surface of your lot.

Damage to pipes or a utility line can create a safety hazard or even disrupt utility service to an entire neighbourhood if the system must be shut down to repair this damage. Homeowners or their contractors who cause damage are liable for the cost of repairs and could incur a costly lawsuit if adjacent property is damaged or someone is injured as a result. Under Ontario regulations, it’s against the law to dig without having natural gas lines located.

  

Book a Free Locate

  • Call Ontario One Call for a free locate of utility services at 1-800-400-2255, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, or
  • Visit them on the web at: www.on1call.com.
  • Call at least five full business days before you plan to dig.
  • Ontario One Call will relay your locate request and information to the Town of Mississippi Mills, as well as other participating member utilities. You will be provided with a timely, freelocate of the underground facilities so you can complete your project SAFELY.