Whether you’re building a deck, installing a fence or doing some landscaping – be safe and call before you dig. It’s important to know what utilities are buried beneath your property before hand-digging or using any mechanical or boring equipment to excavate.
Don’t be on the hook
For your safety, and to avoid costly repairs, call:
BC One Call at 1-800-474-6886 (cellular *6886)
Or complete this form and fax your request to (604) 451-0344.
It's free and easy
The call to BC One Call is free! Please call a minimum of three business days before you start your project. When contacted, BC One Call will notify all member companies that have buried facilities in your dig area. FortisBC will provide you with information that will enable you to safely determine the location of underground utilities within that area.
Don’t be on the hook! Always call before you dig to avoid the dangers and expense of hitting an underground gas line or other utility.
Partnering for public safety
BC One Call
FortisBC is a member of BC One Call. Established in 1994, this non-profit corporation receives requests to identify underground facilities and notifies member companies with underground facilities in the area.
BC Common Ground Alliance
FortisBC is a founding member of the BC Common Ground Alliance. This non-profit organization develops BC Best Practices for activities such as locating, marking and excavating of underground infrastructure.