Since 1978 North Carolina 811 has provided you a fast and easy communications link with your local utility providers. You give us your locate information, we transmit it to the utilities and then they send out locators to mark your underground lines for FREE.
​So remember, call 811 or 1-800-632-4949 
​three working days before you plan on digging.

Call 811
​Before You Dig

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utilities from damage


Report a possible violation of the underground utility safety and damage prevention act.

Learn more about how safe digging affects you and those around you. Find out just how the process works and why it is so important to call 811 every time you dig.

Stay up to date with changes in the
​North Carolina state statute for excavation.

The new law took effect October 1st, 2014.

Download the old vs. new law comparison 

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