Here are some useful resources for homeowners planning digging activity on their property

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Utility Color Codes

When utility company representatives mark a location, they use colored flags and/or paint to identify the type of underground service:

Color Example Color Definition
Red Red Electric power lines, cables, conduit and lighting cables
Yellow Yellow Gas, oil, steam, petroleum or gaseous materials
Orange Orange Communication, alarm or signal lines, cables or conduit
Blue Blue Potable water
Purple Purple Reclaimed water, irrigation and slurry lines
Green Green Sewers and drain lines
Pink Pink Temporary survey markings
White White Proposed excavating