Planning a home improvement job? Planting a tree? Installing a fence or deck? WAIT! Here’s what you need to know first! Whether you are a do-it-yourselfer or hire a professional, smart digging means always calling 811 before each project.
Don’t gamble with your safety – knowing where the underground utility lines are will help protect you from injury, prevent damage to utilities, service disruptions, potential fines and repair costs … plus its FREE! Why wouldn’t you call?
Just call 811 at least 2 business days or up to 10 days before you want to start digging. (2 business days in most areas). That means if you call 811 Tuesday morning, 811 member utilities will have your service lines marked by noon Thursday – just in time for your weekend project!
Call 811 Monday through Friday 8am -5pm; (7am-7pm during the summer) or click ORDER to submit your request for markings online.