Tips For Fall Projects

Tips For Fall Projects
Much like spring, fall attracts many homeowners in Oklahoma who are starting that long list of chores such as: landscaping, rebuilding fences and other do-it-yourself outdoor projects. With the increase of activity, the capability of striking an underground utility line increases as well. Digging without contacting 811 can disrupt vital services to your area, can harm you and those round you and can have a potential for fines and large repair fees. Read More

Underground Damage Prevention's Biggest Day of the Year

Underground Damage Prevention's Biggest Day of the Year
August 11 is known as 811 Day across America and serves as a great way to remind those that dig, to always call 811 prior to starting in order to have underground lines located. Calling 811 is free and easy! Read More

From Sea to Shining Sea, National NGV Road Rally Makes Stop In OKC

From Sea to Shining Sea, National NGV Road Rally Makes Stop In OKC
On June 2, 2016, Oklahoma Natural Gas hosted the official media stop of the "National CNG Road Rally." The two-week Road Rally stretched from Long Beach, California to Washington, D.C., promoting compressed natural gas (CNG) across the United States through local and national community and media support. Read More

OKIE811 Partners With Camp Bandage To Spread The 811 Message To Youth

OKIE811 Partners With Camp Bandage To Spread The 811 Message To Youth
The team at OKIE811 takes great pride in our ability to traverse the State of Oklahoma in order to spread the 811 message of contacting 811 before you dig and digging safely. On May 21, 2016, OKIE811 has a unique opportunity to partner with the group at Camp Bandage in order to help educate the youth about potential hazards of not dialing 811 before you dig. Read More

Working in One Call: The Other Side of 811

Working in One Call: The Other Side of 811
I have worked in the oil and gas industry since I was 16 years old. I am truly the epitome of “oilfield brat” and frankly, I am proud of it. Lately, the oil and gas industry has been struggling and the jobs are becoming more specific and demanding. As my title indicates, I am a Sr. GIS Analyst but I started off in this company as a GIS One Call Coordinator. A series of hierarchical changes put me in my current position, but a title does not give the full perspective of what it is I do... Read More

Digging With a Blindfold On

Digging With a Blindfold On
When you are digging, you are going into it blind. You cannot see what is beneath the surface without some marking of the lines below the surface. It is not like a sonogram or x-ray where you can see what is there. If you want to remove the blindfold, all you have to do is have the underground lines marked before you dig. Read More

N-E-W-S Tips for Learning Directions on a Map (N-orth, E-ast, W-est, S-outh)

With the introduction of automation and new technology tools, it’s made most of us a little lazy when it comes to knowing how to count back change at the convenience store or knowing our directions when we’re driving someplace. Technology tools tell us how much change to give back and with the mapping tools, we’re told turn right or left verses East or West. Read More

OKIE811 Kicks Off Spring With OKC Home and Outdoor Living Show

OKIE811 Kicks Off Spring With OKC Home and Outdoor Living Show
This past weekend (March 18-20), the team at OKIE811 participated in the Oklahoma City Home and Outdoor Living Show held at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds. The three day event hosted industry professionals and the general public. Read More

OKIE811 Hosts 2016 Annual Meeting

OKIE811 Hosts 2016 Annual Meeting
On March 3, Oklahoma One-Call System, Inc. hosted its Annual Meeting. The event serves as an opportunity for the staff of OKIE811 to interact and build relationships with the member companies of Oklahoma One-Call. The event was held at the Central Oklahoma Homebuilders' Association Event Center in Oklahoma City. Read More

Why contacting 811 before digging is important to me, a homeowner

Why contacting 811 before digging is important to me, a homeowner
Are you a do it yourselfer? I am not and never have been. I was never taught how to do basic jobs around the house as a kid and I am still not any good at it. My dad on the other hand could figure out how things work and then could take them apart and put them back together just fine. I think he thought it would be easier to just do it himself rather than teach me or my brother how to do things... Read More

OKIE811 is Proud to Announce Our New and Improved Website

Over the past several months, OKIE811 has been working with our website developer and manager, Back 40, to create a brand new web presence for our company. We are finally able to say (or as you may have noticed) that our new website, www.OKIE811.org has launched! Read More