• Q:
    Can anyone request a ticket search?
    • Information regarding the locate ticket will only be released to the individual representing the company that requested the ticket.

  • Q:
    I am a member with Texas811 and need assistance, who do I contact?
    • Please contact our Ombudsman at 972-231-5497 or by email at Buds@Texas811.org.

  • Q:
    I have my ticket number; I just need a copy of it. How do I obtain a copy of my ticket?
    • Please be advised that if you have your ticket number, there still is a fee for a copy of a ticket and it may take up to 72 hours to release the copy. Please contact 972-231-5497 for pricing information.

  • Q:
    Who can use the advanced online ticket search feature?
    • Member companies with Texas811 only

  • Q:
    How do I sign up for membership with Texas811?
    • If you would like to sign up for membership with Texas811, please email our Ombudsman at Buds@Texas811.org.

  • Q:
    I cut a line. What do I do?
    • Contact “811” to get a “Digup” ticket processed. Visit http://webapps.rrc.state.tx.us/TPD/publicHomeAction.do to file a damage report with the RR Commission.


When doing projects around your house, digging without knowing where underground utility lines are buried can be very risky.


As an excavator, it is extremely important you know where underground utility lines are located whenever digging is taking place.


Texas811 has more than 1,300 members who play a vital role in protecting underground facilities around the state.

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