anyone using power tools to penetrate the ground (including
homeowners) is required to notify DIGSAFE at 811 or 1-888-DIGSAFE at least
3 business days prior to digging. DIGSAFE will then notify the
owners of underground facilities that are members of that system.
However, not all owners of underground facilities are required to be
members of the DIGSAFE system.
directory, the Maine Public Utilities Commission’s “OK-TO-DIG” directory, provides
contact information for the non-member, underground facility
operators. You may also access this directory with a touch-tone
phone at 1-866-OKTODIG
In most cases, you must still
notify DIGSAFE at 811 or 1-888-DIG-SAFE three days prior to digging. For
more information about Maine’s Underground Facility Damage
Prevention requirements, click here.
Please note that while the
Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) has tried to make this
directory as accurate as possible, it may contain errors and
omissions. You should check this system prior to each excavation to
ensure that you have the most accurate and up to date information.
In addition, this directory does not include federally-owned
underground facilities or underground facilities owned by individual
land owners. You are also required to notify these
If you have any
questions, please call the MPUC at (207) 287-3831 or toll free at