Help Spread the Word on Underground Power Line Safety

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Help Spread the Word on Underground Power Line Safety

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Do you know the steps to take to dig safely? Review AEP's factsheet for information at @AEPNews
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 11:00am

April is National Safe Digging Month…Help spread the word on underground power line safety. Tell your family, friends and neighbors to call 811 to have underground power lines marked before any outdoor excavation projects.

This factsheet has all the details on the free and easy process.


AEP - American Electric Power
AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S.  AEP also owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a nearly 39,000-mile network that includes more 765 kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined.

AEP's utility units operate as AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia, West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas).


Jerra Thomas-Schlagheck
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