Call Before You Dig

811 - Know what's below. Call Before Digging.

Whether you are planning to do it yourself or hire a professional, smart digging means calling 811 before each job. Visit to learn more.

Save Your Life

Power lines and gas lines can be dangerous and deadly. Let 811 help you locate underground utilities before you dig so you can stay safe and sound.

Save Your Property

Rupturing a gas pipe or power line can cause a serious fire or explosion.

Save Money

Calling in a locate request is FREE. With one quick telephone call, all the utilities in your area will be notified to come and mark the location of their lines.

It’s the Law

According to RCW 19.122, anyone digging deeper than 12 inches must call for locates two business days before they dig. This holds true for private property, city, county, state or federal lands and railroad right-of-way.

Call at least two business days before you plan to dig and be prepared to:

  • Pinpoint the location of your dig site
  • Describe the type of work to be done
  • Know start date and time