AZ811 was established as a 1-call notification system by underground facility owners such as water, cable, gas, telephone, and electric to assist excavators in notifying underground facility owners prior to digging. This damage prevention service is provided free of charge to any individual or company planning to dig. The following information will provide you valuable knowledge before you dig.
What You Should Know Before You Dig
Before you do any digging, or hire a company to dig (or excavate), the law says you must first contact AZ811 to determine whether or not there may be underground utilities at your dig site. Underground utilities are generally located in the easement either in your front yard or an alley if your home backs up to one.
Homeowners, excavators, and utility companies all have certain responsibilities that must be met prior to any digging taking place. there are also several different colors used for marking utilities, depending on what utilities actually exist at your dig site.
By participating in the Arizona811, you are:
Before you dig, please call 800-STAKE-IT (800-782-5348). For more information regarding Arizona811, check out the AZ811 website.