Contact: Josh Thomas, Executive Director, Oregon Utility Notification Center 503-317-5007 | email@example.com This Thursday, August 11 (8/11), is National 811 Day. Also known as National Safe Digging Day, the observance exists to raise awareness about contacting 811 before beginning a digging or excavation project. The Oregon Utility Notification Center, which oversees the statewide call […]
This author has not written his bio yet.
But we are proud to say that OUNC contributed 58 entries already.
Entries by OUNC
Oregon 811 is a proud sponsor of the Hillsboro Hops baseball team in 2021. We’ve been out this week with our 811 Trailer and 811 Corvette celebrating National 811 Day and promoting our Call Before You Dig safe message.
The OUNC partnered with NWN at Dozer Day/Nutter Foundation Vancouver over the weekend. The drive-through event brought over 1,000 cars filled with kids excited to see us put on a skit as they stopped at our dig site. With an excavator ready to dig, BobTheBuilder was there to make sure the 811 call was made. […]
(PORTLAND, Ore., May 2021) — Oregon Utility Notification Center (OUNC), also known as Oregon 811, is pleased to announce that after a yearlong search, Josh Thomas has been named the notification center’s first-ever executive director. “It has been a long-awaited appointment for our agency, and we are excited to bring Josh onboard,” said Micah Brown, […]
We want to remind homeowners and contractors to #call811 before any digging is done to reduce the risk of striking an underground utility line… This is essential to ensure utility services are not interrupted for community members as we continue to deal with COVID-19.
After months of delays due to COVID-19, OUNC Chairman, Micah Brown, finally had an opportunity to present Joyce Nelsen her recognition plaque. Joyce was on the OUNC board for 8 years, holding two terms. She held the Treasurer’s position for 6 years and her dedication will forever be appreciated. She continues her 811 efforts supporting […]
The Oregon Utility Notification Center earns Honor Roll for Fiscal Year 2020. Read details here.
Congratulations to Frank Frenzel, who received the 2020 Morrison Award! Frank was a member of the East Linn UCC for over 25 years. During his time with ELUCC he participated in the contractor’s breakfast & dinners and volunteered at many safety days spreading the Dig Safe message. He was an advocate at the Career Day […]
305 N.E. 102nd Avenue, Suite 300
Portland, OR 97220
Toll Free: 877-668-4001
The OUNC is an official state agency. www.oregon.gov.