Always Call or Click Before You Dig.
It’s Easy. It’s Free. And, it’s the Law!
Safe Digging is No Accident. Electric, Gas, Water, Sewer, Telephone and Cable lines are buried everywhere and some are only an inch or two below the ground's surface. A job as small as planting a tree or installing a mailbox or fence can damage underground facilities. By notifying Missouri One Call, you will be able to place a locate request to notify the utilities of when and where you plan to dig
By law, you are required to make your locate request 3 working days before you plan to dig. Week-ends, State and Federal Holidays do not count toward the 3 working days.
Safe digging is everyone’s responsibility. It’s a free service to notify Missouri One Call of your planned excavation to help prevent damages that may result in fines, utility service interruption and injury or even death.
MISSOURI ONE CALL
Missouri One Call System - 1-800-344-7483
Stop-Call Before You Dig!
Spring weather inspires outdoor projects like installing swimming pools, putting up fences, planting trees and repairing sewer lines. Underground utilities exist everywhere, even in your yard. Digging without knowing where it's safe to dig can cause tremendous damage and even loss of life.
Contact MO One Call before you dig, at 1-800-DIG-RITE, 811 or www.mo1call.org. They will contact underground utilities in your area. The utilities will mark where their underground lines are located on your lot, and you can dig safely and avoid harm to you or your property
Please be ready with the following information when you call in your locate:
Start date (The day you plan to start digging)
Your contact information
On-Site contact information
Type of work you will be doing
Type of Equipment you will be using
Who the work is being done for
Will there be trenchless excavation or explosives involved? Click here for definition of trenchless excavation.
Know the depth you plan to dig
The county, city and nearest cross street to the dig site
Where on the property the underground utilities need to be located (example – front, rear, or sides of the property)
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