Texas

Explore damage prevention information, local contacts and rules for safe digging in Texas.


One Call Centers

811 or
800-344-8377

Address:

11880 Greenville Ave.
Suite 120
Dallas, TX 75243

Hours:

24 / 7

Advance Notice:

2 working days, not more than 14 days

Marks Valid:

14 days

Address:

515 N. Sam Houston Pkwy East
Suite 610
Houston,TX 77060

Hours:

24 / 7

Advance Notice:

2 working days, not more than 14 days

Marks Valid:

14 days

Legislative Information

yes Mandatory Membership
yes Civil Penalties
yes Tolerance Zone 18"
yes Hand Dig Clause
no Mandatory Premark
yes Emergency Clause
yes Positive Response
yes Depth Exemption 16"

Regional Partners

Border Damage Prevention Council

Geographic Location:

Texas/Mexican Border – Webb and Surrounding Counties

Contact:

Santiago Villarreal
Border Damage Prevention Council
savillarreal@aep.com

Partner Since:

August 2012

Mission:

To facilitate underground utility damage prevention, promote Common Ground Alliance Best Practices, and increase public safety and environmental protection through stakeholder education and communication.

Concho Valley Damage Prevention Council

Geographic Location:

15 counties in Texas known as the Concho Valley

Contact:

Jim Bob Sims
Concho Valley Damage Prevention Council
jimbobsims@texas811.com

Partner Since:

March 2012

Mission:

To facilitate underground utility damage prevention, promote Common Ground Alliance Best Practices, and increase public safety and environmental protection through stakeholder education and communication.

East Texas Damage Prevention Council

Geographic Location:

East Texas - North

Contact:

John Sparks
East Texas Damage Prevention Council
johnsparks@texas811.com

Partner Since:

December 2009

Mission:

The vision of the East Texas Damage Prevention Council is to promote and inform any and all stakeholders of the CGA Best Practices through public education, communication and cooperation, thus providing a damage free and safe environment to work and live in.

Golden Triangle Damage Prevention Council

Geographic Location:

Eastern Texas along Louisiana border.

Contact:

Jaime Medina
Golden Triangle Damage Prevention Council
jaimemedina@Texas811.org

Partner Since:

March 2011

Mission:

To increase and promote underground utility damage prevention, promote Common Ground Alliance excavation best practices to all stakeholder groups, and encourage safety and environmental protection through education and communication.

High Plains Damage Prevention Council

Geographic Location:

Texas Panhandle

Contact:

JimBob Sims
High Plains Damage Prevention Council
jimbobsims@digtess.org

Partner Since:

September 2009

North Texas Damage Prevention Council

Geographic Location:

Dallas/Forth Worth Metroplex

Contact:

John Sparks
North Texas Damage Prevention Council
johnsparks@texas811.com

Partner Since:

November 2009

Mission:

To facilitate damage prevention, promote public safety and protect the environment through stakeholder education and communication.

Permian Basin Damage Prevention Council

Geographic Location:

Texas Permian Basin

Contact:

JimBob Sims
Permian Basin Damage Prevention Council
jimbobsims@digtess.org

Partner Since:

September 2009

Mission:

To communicate and facilitate underground asset damage prevention therefore promoting education, public safety and environmental protection by including all stakeholders and embracing the Common Ground Alliance Best Practices.

South East Damage Prevention Council

Geographic Location:

Eastern Texas along Louisiana border.

Contact:

Jaime Medina
South East Damage Prevention Council
jaimemedina@Texas811.org

Partner Since:

March 2011

Mission:

To facilitate underground utility damage prevention, promote Common Ground Alliance best practices and contribute toward public safety, education and environmental protection through stakeholder and excavator education and communications.

South Plains Damage Prevention Council

Geographic Location:

South Plains of the Texas Panhandle

Contact:

JimBob Sims
South Plains Damage Prevention Council
jimbobsims@digtess.org

Partner Since:

March 2010

Mission:

To improve communication, education and cooperation among all stakeholders for placing, maintaining and excavating near all underground facilities. We will strive to create a safe environment to live and work in, through public awareness and promoting the CGA Best Practices.

South Texas Damage Prevention Council

Geographic Location:

South Texas - San Antonio & Surrounding Counties

Contact:

Doug Meeks
South Texas Damage Prevention Council

Partner Since:

December 2009

Mission:

To facilitate underground utility damage prevention, promote Common Ground Alliance Best Practices, and contribute toward public safety and environmental protection through stakeholder education and communication.

Texas Common Ground Committee

Geographic Location:

State of Texas

Contact:

Don Ward
Texas Common Ground Committee

Partner Since:

March 2005

Mission:

To provide representatives of all stakeholder groups an interested parties the opportunity to come together to review the Texas One-Call Law (Utilities Code, Chpt. 251), to discuss and compare it to the Common Ground Best Practices and any other model or sample law that may be brought forward, and to develop as appropriate recommendations for presentation to the One-Call Board of consensus recommendations.

El Paso County Damage Prevention Council

Geographic Location:

West Texas

Contact:

John Sparks
El Paso County Damage Prevention Council
JohnSparks@Texas811.org

Partner Since:

September 2009

Mission:

To facilitate underground damage prevention, promote Common Ground Alliance excavation best practices, and contribute toward public safety and environmental protection through stakeholder education and communication.

Central Texas Damage Prevention Council

Geographic Location:

Austin, TX and Surrounding Communities

Contact:

Susan Gootman
Central Texas Damage Prevention Council
susan.stepanski@austinenergy.com

Partner Since:

March 2004

Mission:

The Central Texas Damage Prevention Council is a voluntary non-profit organization promoting public safety and the prevention of underground facility damage through education and coordination.