Over the years, underground cable lines have opened up new possibilities for various utilities and features keeping above ground clear for business, homes, and extensive land for agriculture. When you think of an underground cable, you’re probably imagining this deep, long hole in the ground that fits the line that needs to be filled in. In some cases this is true, but it’s not the only way to install them. There are several installation methods depending on what it’s for and where it needs to go. The two main methods are open-cut and no-dig. Here is a breakdown of the two and why their methods vary.