Call 811 to have your utility lines located for no charge.

Utility lines beneath the ground provide all the essentials of a modern home, including electricity, water, natural gas and sewer. Call 811 to locate them before you start any projects that involve digging on your propertylike landscaping, fence installation or construction. It's the law, one that can prevent thousands of dollars in damage and the risk of injuries.

Call 811. It's free. It's the law.

Here's what happens next after you call 811 to have underground utilities located.

  • A utility locator comes out to your home or business.
  • The contractor locates natural gas and utility lines on your propertyfor free.
  • The contractor uses visual markers to identify the lines so you know where it's safe to dig, and areas you should avoid.

 

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Call 811. Respect the marks. Dig with care.

Plan to call at least two business days before you dig. 

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Oregon Utility Notification Center

Request a locate for your project in Oregon. Plan for at least two business days before you dig.

Call Before You Dig Oregon
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Washington Utility Notification Center

Request a locate for your project in Washington. Plan for at least two business days before you dig.

Call Before You Dig Washington

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