FI Excavators and Contractors Must Contact 811 Prior to Digging or Excavation

NewYork-811By law, excavators and contractors working in Suffolk County must contact New York 811, at least 48 hours prior to beginning any mechanized digging or excavation work to ensure underground utility lines are marked.

Dial 811 on Fishers Island

or 1-800-272-4480

For safety reasons, homeowners are strongly encouraged to call as well.

Outline the area you plan to excavate with white paint.

Click here for more information.

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Suffolk County Septic Systems Inspections

suffolkInspect-webFormSeptic Systems Inspections from this point onward need to be requested from the Suffolk County Health Department directly.

Please call The Inspection Request Phone Line, 631-852-5754 to request an inspection.

  • When calling please remember to reference your permit number and give the date you will be ready for your inspection.
  • Inspections will be scheduled one week in advance and need to be held on a Monday or Friday due to travel restrictions.

You can also request and inspection using the online form at:

If you need further assistance or have any other questions please call 631-852-5700.

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Jeremy Doucette Attends Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo

Jeremy Doucette Attends Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo
The Fishers Island Utility Co. would like to commend Jeremy Doucette for his attendance and outstanding performance at the American Public Power Association’s 13th Annual Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo in March of this year.

The Rodeo is the ultimate venue for public power lineworkers to demonstrate their skill and knowledge. They compete with the nation’s best for professional recognition, attend training courses and practice essential skills in a safe environment. It is a unique opportunity to connect with and learn from the nationwide community of lineworker professionals.

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June is National Safety Month

In an effort to improve safety and reduce unintentional injuries and death, the National Safety Council is encouraging us all to focus on awareness and prevention this month. Their 2013 “Safety starts with me” campaign offers informational facts and steps we can take to reduce the risks in our own homes and our lives.

The theme for the 1st week of June is: Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Download the National Safety Council “Falls Fact Sheet” (PDF):

NSC Falls Facts

Then, for fun, download and try the crossword puzzle to quiz yourself:

NSC Falls Crossword

Also, learn more ways you can “Fall Proof” your home:

NSC Fall Proofing Your Home

To learn more about this campaign and the National Safety Council’s efforts to improve safety in the home, on the road and in the workplace, please visit:

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FI Telephone is Considering New Services

Fishers Island Telephone Corporation continues to look forward to new services that we can provide to our customers. We have created a page on this website to make you aware of the potential new offerings we are currently considering with links to learn more about them at:

Upcoming Service Offerings

We are also asking for your input to help us determine the best solutions for you. Please take some time to review the potential new offerings and then provide feedback using the online Feedback Form at:

New Technology Feedback Form

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