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Safe Excavation Steps

Emergency Info

Suspect a natural gas leak?
Call 911
And Southwest Gas immediately at
whether you're our customer or not.

Si usted sospecha una
fuga de gas natural,
llame al 911
Y a Southwest gas al
Inmediato, si usted es nuestro
cliente o no.

Five steps to safe excavation

  1. White line your proposed excavation – Define where you’re digging.
  2. Call 811 Before you dig – It’s free. It’s easy. It's the law.
  3. Wait the required time – It pays to wait.
  4. Respect the marks – They’re there for your safety.
  5. Excavate with care – Unsafe or careless excavating could damage the pipeline.
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Damage prevention workshops

Southwest Gas provides free pipeline safety and damage prevention workshops for excavators and contractors. Call 1-800-654-2765 for more information.