You’ve likely heard it before.
Call before you dig is the message as April is safe digging month in the province.
The Saskatchewan Common Ground Alliance points out about a billion dollars in damage is caused annually across Canada when people don’t take that simple precaution.
Executive Director Sally Cain stesses residents and contractors know where they are digging, know where utility lines are and mark them.
Information cards on how to prevent excavation accidents are available at some home renovation and equipment rental outlets.