AEP reminds people that calling 811 before you dig is important and free

Sep 12, 2012 5:50 PM ET

As the weather cools off, many people focus on outdoor projects like planting a tree or building a fence, but often forget the hazard the underground power lines can pose. Luckily, there is an easy and free service to help. Before any digging project, protect yourself and don't forget to call 811 first to have your underground power lines marked.

AEP's short video and factsheet have all the details on this important and free service.