At least 48 hours before you plan to dig on your property for any reason, call 811 to find out if there are underground utility lines in your work area. Cherokee County EC will be contacted in order to locate primary power lines nearby. If you outline the excavation area in white paint beforehand, it will help our representative to find the dig site.
Cherokee County EC will identify the location of all power lines connected to meters. You're responsible for locating any power lines that go from the meter to your home or other buildings.
The Cherokee County EC region is within an area prone to thunderstorms and other severe weather conditions, such as tornados, flash floods and hurricanes. When you know the risks and what actions to take, you can better protect your family and property.