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Following the requirements of Oregon’s excavation laws is vital to safety of underground facilities, workers and the public. If you believe these requirements are not being followed, we encourage you to file a complaint to report the probable violation.
Investigation of probable violations is complaint driven and administered by the OPUC. You can initiate this process by submitting a Request for Administrative Action (RAA) using this form (Link to form here please) or by contacting the PUC at (503) 378-6600 or 1-800-522-2404. You will be asked a series of questions and the information you provide in response will be forwarded to staff for investigation. Additional information, such as scans of photos or other documents, can be emailed to the PUC if required. Once enough information has been collected, staff will take appropriate action. Thanks for your commitment to making Oregon a safe place to live and work.
Governor Brown Proclaims April “Oregon Dig Safely Month”
In time for spring gardening and home improvement projects, Governor Kate Brown proclaims April as “Oregon Dig Safely Month”. This serves as a reminder to all Oregon homeowners and contractors to call811 before digging to have underground facilities, such as natural gas pipelines, electrical utilities,telecommunication systems, as well as sewer and water lines marked.