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

One Call Centers

811 or


11880 Greenville Ave.
Suite 120
Dallas, TX 75243


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

Texas Common Ground Committee

Geographic Location:

State of Texas


Doug Meeks
Texas Common Ground Committee

Partner Since:

March 2005


The mission of Damage Prevention Council of Texas is to facilitate underground utility & pipeline damage prevention and contribute toward public safety and environmental protection through stakeholder education and communication. To meet this mission, Damage Prevention Council of Texas has formed 23 regional Chapters for the purpose of conducting grass-roots educational outreach and solving local issues associated with the 811 process.