Dial Before You Dig

Are you planning to excavate? Have you checked all aspects of the location of the proposed excavation? Make sure you Dial Before You Dig!

Dial Before You Dig is a non-profit referral service that represents most of Australia’s pipe and cable operators. It refers enquiries from those who propose to excavate to underground asset owners who are members of the Dial Before You Dig service. The asset owners respond by providing advice on the location of any underground pipes and cables, along with information on how to work safely and carefully whist excavating in the vicinity. Responses are usually provided wtihin two working days.

The Dial Before You Dig service can be accessed from anywhere in Australia at the Dial Before You Dig website. Alternatively enquiries may be phoned through during working hours on the free call number 1100.

Last updated on 9 Mar 2010 by Katy Whiting