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The North Carolina 811 Podcast
3 minutes | 3 months ago
NC811, your utility notification center
NC811, we don't mark your buried utilities but we are the first step in the safe digging process. Listen to this short podcast on what 811 does and does not do for you when you plan on digging.
15 minutes | 3 months ago
The journey to get to NC811 - By Brian Morehouse
One of our liaisons, Brian Morehouse tells us about about his path to NC811 and why he loves working here.
27 minutes | 3 months ago
Reporting a violation of the law in NC
Do you know someone that has violated the Underground Utility Safety and Damage Prevention Act? You can report them to the North Carolina Underground Damage Prevention Review Board. To learn how the process works let's listen to Louis Panzer, Executive Director of NC811 walk us through it.
17 minutes | 4 months ago
5 steps to dealing with difficult people
We have all been there. Someone comes to you, they are angry or unreasonable, and there is nothing you can say that can appease them. Here are some tips to help you out.
2 minutes | 5 months ago
Locate Safety Sam for your chance to win a $200 Lowe’s Gift Card
Every Monday, starting July 13th, 2020 NC811 will post a photo of Safety Sam on their Facebook page. If you can guess where in North Carolina he is, enter for your chance to win a weekly prize of a $25 Lowe’s Gift Card. On Tuesday, August 11th, National 8/11 Day, the contest will end and we will take everyone that entered in the past month and randomly select a winner for a $200 Lowe’s Gift Card. Learn more at: https://www.nc811.org/811day.html
10 minutes | 5 months ago
Cross Bores - What they are and how to avoid them
A cross bore is the intersection of an existing underground utility or underground structure by a second utility installed using trench-less technology. This results in an intersection of the utilities, compromising the integrity of either or both utility or underground structure.In rare cases, a gas pipeline may cross through a sewer pipe. If a plumber unknowingly strikes a gas line while cutting through a sewer blockage, natural gas could enter the sewer system, creating a dangerous situation.
6 minutes | 6 months ago
5 Steps to a great locate
Have you ever pulled up to a job site ready to dig only to be frustrated by a lack of necessary locates? What can you do to make sure you get the service you want the next time around?For future podcasts, email us at email@example.com with the subject line podcast suggestion.
5 minutes | 7 months ago
Managing your locate request
Steven Moore discusses the many methods of managing your locate requests by calling 811, using the nc811.org website and the nc811 app.
14 minutes | 7 months ago
Communicating Through a Crisis
Ann Rushing, Education Manager with NC811 discusses the journey NC811 took when trying to keep the lines of communication open with virtual online meetings.
3 minutes | 7 months ago
Who is North Carolina 811 and what will our podcasts have to offer
Learn what North Carolina 811 is, where we are and what we do. Also, get a glimpse into what future podcasts will have in store. If you have any topics, you would like us to cover in a future podcast, send your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org and use the subject line Podcast Suggestion.Visit their website at nc811.org and download the North Carolina 811 app.
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