Tennessee 811 is the underground utility notification center for Tennessee.
Tennessee law requires anyone digging or excavating within the state to notify owners of underground public utilities at least three days prior to beginning the actual work.
Find out where underground utility lines are buried before you dig – simply dial 811 and request that the underground facilities be marked. It's free, easy, and it's the law!
Tennessee 811 accepts locate requests twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week – just dial 811 anywhere in the State of Tennessee!
For more information click the link below to the Tennessee 811 website:
The American Public Works Association (APWA) recommends the following guidelines be used when marking underground utilities.