Call BEFORE you dig!
Buried utility lines can cause not only a headache, but a serious disaster. Before you do any landscape remodeling, or digging for any reason in your yard…know where any lines are buried.
Texas offers a fabulous service at Texas811 for Dig Tess. Located at 11880 Greenville Avenue, Suite 120 in Dallas, TX, their eLocate service can save you time, money, and headaches by helping you (and your contractor) avoid problems.
You can register for free on their website, and they offer the following information about Texas811:
Texas811 is a one-call notification center for Texas. Our member companies demonstrate their industry leadership through their support of the largest one-call notification center in the country. Texas811 is managed by our Board of Directors which are elected by our members.
Our center is powered by GeoCall, the state-of-the-art one-call system developed by Progressive Partnering (P2). We trust that our system and all of its applications have met or exceeded your expectations
Safe Excavation Begins With You!
It's FREE. It's EASY. It's the LAW!
These simple steps may be the most important you ever take:
1. Contact us by calling 811 or using GeoRemote or eLOCATE at least 2 working days before you dig.
Tell us about your project including location and what is being done, as well as all necessary instructions to make sure the right area gets marked. We accept GPS coordinates if provided along with detailed driving directions.
2. We Notify Member Facility Operators
Texas811 will tell you which facility operators will be notified about your excavation near their underground lines.
We will provide you with a reference number that serves as a proof of your call. We also keep a complete record of your call to verify your compliance with the law.
3. The Facility Operators Respond by marking their buried lines or other response.
Facility operators will mark their underground lines, as they determine necessary, and you will be able to work safely without delay. Marking Examples
4. Your excavation project proceeds safely.
Begin your project knowing that you are utilizing safe excavation practices while preserving vital services, protecting property and saving lives!
Know what's below... call before you dig!
For Marking Underground Utility Lines
White - Proposed excavation
Pink - Temporary survey markings
Red - Electric power lines, cables, conduit and lighting cables
Yellow - Gas, oil, steam, petroleum or gaseous materials
Orange - Communication, alarm or signal lines, cables or conduit
Blue - Potable water
Purple - Reclaimed water, irrigation and slurry lines
Green - Sewer and drain lines
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