Whether you’re doing the digging, or hiring a professional for the job, be sure to ensure your safety by first calling 811. Every state has its own 811 call center, and South Carolina is no exception. Did you know, there are more than 20 million miles of underground utilities in the United States? That’s enough to circle the earth more than 800 times! To know what’s below, and ensure you’re safe, always call 811 before digging.