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Call or click before you dig

​Whether you’re excavating on a job site or digging in your own garden, find out where gas lines and buried utilities are before you dig.

Call or click on BC One Call first to get your free natural gas line location details. It could help you avoid safety hazards and costly repairs.

Three easy steps for safe digging

  1. Call or click: Call BC One Call at 1-800-474-6886 (or *6886 on your TELUS or Rogers cell phone) or click on bconecall.ca to make an e-ticket locate request a minimum of two business days before you start your project. BC One Call will notify all member companies that have buried utilities in your dig area.
  2. Review: Within two or three business days, FortisBC will provide you information to safely locate gas lines. Review it before digging.
  3. Clarify: Need help understanding where it's safe to dig? Call FortisBC at 1-888-822-6555 and we can walk you through the details.​

Excavating is serious business

Check out these easy checklists and guides for your next excavation project:

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