Call Before You Dig
Before you install that fence, sprinkler system, swimming pool, deck, or any other project that requires digging, remember to call before you dig.
The City of Boerne utilities owns and operates electric, water, sewer, and natural gas distribution systems in and around the Boerne area. Texas law requires that any excavator, including homeowners, request our facilities be located prior to digging. The city subscribes to a statewide call before you dig service. This is a free service, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please be aware that you are required, under law, to make the call. All you have to do is dial 811.
What to Expect After Calling
After you make the call, the call center will notify the city and the city will locate their underground lines within two business days. The following shows the colors that are associated with each of the City of Boerne utilities:
Electric - red
Gas - yellow
Sewer - green
Water - blue
Once the utilities are marked, dig carefully and hand dig within 18 inches of all markings.