Before you dig, get the dirt. Underground utilities exist everywhere, even
in your yard. Whether you are a homeowner or excavator, digging
without knowing where it's safe to dig can cause tremendous damage and
even loss of lives. So get the scoop, before you dig. Call
1-800-892-0123 at least two working days before the start of your
work or enter your location request on line at www.illinois1call.com.
known as the Illinois One-Call System. JULIE is a free message
service for homeowners and contractors to notify utility owners of
planned digging activities to help prevent damage to underground
Within two working days from your call, representatives from each
member utility, (not JULIE employees), will come out and mark the
approximate location of their buried lines using the following color
Utility Marking Colors
to Illinois state law (Section 10), each utility company must use a
specific color paint or flag to mark their buried facilities. APWA Color Code Marking Colors:
Go to the JULIE website www.illinois1call.com or they can be reached at (815) 741-5000.