Portage, MI - As spring starts and outdoor digging projects begin, Wolverine Pipe Line Company (Wolverine) wants to remind the community that April is Safe Digging Month.

Homeowners, farmers, landscapers, business owners, contractors, and excavators are encouraged to always call their state one-call system by dialing 8-1-1 or visiting https://call811.com/ before digging so underground utilities can be marked. Having an established safe digging practice can prevent unintentional damage to pipelines. This ultimately protects your property and helps prevent injuries on the job.

“Please remember that you can never assume you know where a pipeline is located under the ground based on the mowed right-of-way or utility signs and markers,” said Right-of-Way and Claims Supervisor at Wolverine Pipe Line Company, Lou Kraus. “It is impossible to tell the depth of the pipeline or if it curves or angles underground. The only sure way to know where the pipeline is located is to dial 8-1-1 and Call Before You Dig.”
Download Wolverine's Pipeline Safety Brochures
Virtual PIPE Program
Wolverine's community outreach program is called the Partners in Pipeline Education or PIPE. Through the PIPE Program, we make personal connections to the local Fire Departments, Police Departments, Emergency Management Personnel, Government Officials and other stakeholders with whom we work with for normal operation and maintenance activities and in case of an actual emergency. We are currently scheduling virtual PIPE Presentations for the remaining calendar year. If interested in participating in this program, click here to contact Chelsea Yi.
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 Always remember to call 811 before you dig!
Wolverine Pipe Line Company is a fuel transportation company headquartered in Portage, Michigan. Wolverine operates ~700 miles of active pipeline transporting refined petroleum products from refineries in the Chicago area to the Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan markets. Wolverine transports approximately 30% of all gasoline and diesel fuel used in Michigan.