Your site contains many lines
The majority of work sites have underground lines in the immediate area. It's vitally important to your safety and the safety of your crew and equipment to ensure their locations are marked before starting any dig projects. Below are the types of utility markers to expect.
Temporary Survey Markings
Electric Power Lines, Cables Conduit, Lightning Cables
Gas, Oil, Steam, Petroleum
Communication, Alarm, Conduit
Reclaimed Water, Irrigation, Slurry Lines
Sewer and Drain Lines
APWA Uniform Color Code
The APWA, American Public Works Association, developed a color code for temporarily marking underground facilities prior to excavation. The color code encourages all excavators, surveyors and engineers to use these colors to promote and eliminate damages to workers, general public and prevent service interruptions to vital underground utilities.
Marking underground utilities with paint, flags, surface markers and underground marking tapes allows all excavators to understand the types of facilities and the approximate locations and routes of buried lines.
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