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Call 811 or toll free 1-800-332-2344 at least two business days before starting any digging project. By calling, the Oregon Utility Notification Center (OUNC) will coordinate with your utility service providers to mark the location of your electric, natural gas, communications, and water utilities to avoid damaging underground lines. Learn more about the OUNC and 811 service or view the Oregon Dig Law Standards Manual.
Be smart -- Call 811 whether planning to dig yourself or hiring a professional!
The Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) holds a position on the OUNC board of directors and enforces violations of Oregon's Dig Laws.
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