Call Before You Dig

nm 811 Call before you dig

If you are planning a project that involves digging, including planting a tree or shrubs, make sure you know where your underground lines are.

Just Call Before You Dig - dial 811 statewide - and we'll come to your home and mark utility line locations. One free, easy call gets your utility lines marked AND helps protect you from unnecessary injury or expense. Once the lines are identified, respect the marks and avoid digging near them. The line may be shallower than you think.

It's also important not to plant near utility underground switch cabinets - those green boxes sometimes seen in residential areas.

Each color on the image below represents various utility lines. Always call New Mexico 811 Before You Dig. It's smart, safe, free and it's the law.

Visit the Call Before You Dig website for more information.