State Law requires that customers call the Underground Utilities Locating Service at least two full business days (48 hours) before trenching or excavating. One call to the locating service notifies all utilities that locates have been requested. Underground electric distribution and service lines owned and maintained by Clark Public Utilities will be located. This service is free of charge.

NOTE: Any digging within 24 inches of location marks must be done by hand.

Call 811 or 1-800-424-5555 at least two working days before you plan to dig and all affected utilities will send workers to mark underground lines with color-coded paint.

You’ll know we’ve been there because you’ll see sprayed color marks on your lawn or driveway. The paint is water soluble and will wash away within two weeks. Each color represents a particular type of underground utility. The following colors correspond with specific lines: