FAQ Topic: Property Information

What do the colored flags mean in my yard?

The American Public Works Association recommended color code is used to mark the location of underground facilities, temporary survey markings, and site of intended excavation.  When utility company representatives mark a location, they use colored flags and/or paint to identify the type of underground service.  Ohio Universal Marking Standards

Can you find my underground utility lines before I start digging?

You must call 811 prior to beginning your project! Before you start digging, there are a few facts you should check to ensure all of your outdoor projects go smoothly and safely. Calling before you dig is important not only for safety reasons, but also because IT’S THE LAW!  By law, homeowners should contact O.U.P.S. … Continued

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