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Dial 811 or make a request online two-business days before any digging project.
Wait the two-business days for the utility companies to mark the work area.
Respect and replace the markings provided by the utility companies. These markings are your guide for the duration of the project.
It is the responsibility of the person digging to avoid damaging marked lines.
Texas law requires homeowners to contact 811 two-business days (excluding weekends and holidays) before digging, even if you’re working in your own backyard. Homeowners should contact 811 when: Building or repairing a fence, planting a tree, installing a sprinkler system or any chore or maintenance that requires digging. This list is not a comprehensive list.