West Virginia

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

One Call Centers

811 or


5608 MacCorkle Ave. SW
S. Charleston, WV 25309


24 / 7

Advance Notice:

2 days; not more than 10 days



Legislative Information

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

Regional Partners

West Virginia DPC

Geographic Location:

State of West Virginia


Mark Newman
West Virginia DPC

Partner Since:

March 2013


The West Virginia Damage Prevention Committee is a partnership between WV 811; facility owners and operators; excavators and contractors; state, county and city agencies; and other interested parties for the purpose of maintaining utility service and system integrity by preventing damage to all utilities through education, communication, and cooperation.