FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Frequently Asked Questions:

 

Q: What do all of these flags in my yard mean?

A:  Pictured below is the Uniform Color Code as described by the American Public Works Association (APWA) for the temporary marking of underground facilities. This color system has been adopted by Ohio Utilities Protection Services (OUPS).

Click the link directly below to be directed to the Ohio Utilities Protection Services webpage.

REMEMBER TO CALL 1-800-362-2764 NO LATER THAN 48 HOURS BEFORE YOU DIG

 APWA Color Code