811 Locate

Iowa One Call811 Locate

If you plan to build, remodel, plant a tree, or any project that requires digging, simply dial 811 to request underground utility locates. This special service, Iowa One Call, notifies all the necessary utilities before you dig, which helps you avoid potential injury or even death. Just call 811 at least 48 hours before you plan to dig. We'll locate and mark the buried lines in your yard free of charge.

Underground Utility Markings

What the markings mean.

REDElectric Power Lines
YELLOWGas, Oil, Petroleum Materials
BLUEWater, Irrigation Lines
GREENSewers and Drain Lines
WHITEProposed Excavation