If you're a contractor or project planner and you're getting ready to dig, be sure to find out first what's below by contacting BC 1 Call. Click here to see how to get started.

If you're a homeowner about to dig on or around your property, click here to find out how BC 1 Call can help you avoid damaging utilities and dig safely.

Being a BC 1 Call member has numerous benefits that help reduce risk and improve efficiency. Click here to find out more about becoming a BC 1 Call member.

We have the resources you need.

Excavator Resources

Access helpful links, safety tips and frequently asked questions that can help you use BC 1 Call services.

Member Resources

Click through to access documents and resources for new and existing BC 1 Call members. 

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We have the resources you need.

Excavator Resources

Access helpful links, safety tips and frequently asked questions that can help you use BC 1 Call services.

Member Resources

Tap through to access documents and resources for new and existing BC 1 Call members. 

The numbers speak for themselves.

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Preventable Damage

Safe digging best practices call for excavators to Click or Call BC 1 Call before digging to find out what infrastructure lies below. By some estimates, doing so could reduce damage incidents by >50% Why risk costly repair bills, community service disruptions and personal injury?  

Years of Service

Since 1994, we’ve made it free and easy for excavators to check whether any of our members have underground infrastructure in or near their proposed dig site.

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Locate Requests

We get hundreds of thousands of requests each year for information about any buried facilities in proposed dig sites. The excavator starts the process by submitting a Locate Request ticket either online here or by phone.

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Registered Users

Users of our service include member employees, excavator contractors and homeowners who believe in safe digging practices for excavation projects of all sizes.  

BC 1 Call Members

Our members are public and private sector underground infrastructure owners who share a commitment to damage and injury prevention, and community safety.  Annually, members provide over 600,000 responses to Locate Requests within 3 business days of notification.