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USA North 811 provides a free and effective Damage Prevention Service that protects the communities and underground facilities in Central / Northern California, and Nevada.



USA North 811 began operation in May of 1975 & incorporated as a 501 (c)(6) Non Profit Mutual Benefit Corporation in 1986. Our objective is to receive planned excavation reports from public or private excavators and to transmit those planned excavation reports to all participating utility members of USA North 811 who may have facilities in and around that excavation site. Our members will either: 1) mark or stake the horizontal path of their facility, 2) provide information about the location of their facility, or 3) advise the excavator of clearance, for facilities that they own.

Organizational Structure

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    Board of Directors 27
    • Charter 10
    • Participating 15
    • Stakeholder 2
  • members
    Members 1,446
    • California1,233
    • Nevada199
    • Sustaining14
    • Stakeholder2
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    Employees 43

    Located in
    Concord, CA


California (Central and Northern Counties)
    • Alameda
    • Alpine
    • Amador
    • Butte
    • Calaveras
    • Colusa
    • Contra Costa
    • Del Norte
    • El Dorado
    • Fresno
    • Glenn
    • Humboldt
    • Kern
    • Kings
    • Lake
    • Lassen
    • Madera
    • Marin
    • Mariposa
    • Mendocino
    • Merced
    • Modoc
    • Mono
    • Monterey
    • Napa
    • Nevada
    • Placer
    • Plumas
    • Sacramento
    • San Benito
    • San Francisco
    • San Joaquin
    • San Luis Obispo
    • San Mateo
    • Santa Clara
    • Santa Cruz
    • Shasta
    • Sierra
    • Siskiyou
    • Solano
    • Sonoma
    • Stanislaus
    • Sutter
    • Tehama
    • Trinity
    • Tulare
    • Tuolumne
    • Yolo
    • Yuba
Nevada (Entire State)
    • Carson
    • Churchill
    • Clark
    • Douglas
    • Elko
    • Esmeralda
    • Eureka
    • Humboldt
    • Lander
    • Lincoln
    • Lyon
    • Mineral
    • Nye
    • Pershing
    • Storey
    • Washoe
    • White Pine

List of Holidays

The following is a list of Holidays recognized by California and Nevada. Both California and Nevada One-Call Laws do not allow Federal or State Holidays to be included as part of the legal notice for the excavation notification. For holidays that occur on Saturdays, USA NORTH 811 will observe the holiday the Friday before the holiday. For holidays that occur on Sundays, they will be observed on the following Monday.

Holidays State Center
New Years Day CA/NV Closed
Martin Luther King Jr. CA/NV Closed
Lincoln’s Birthday CA Open
Presidents Day CA/NV Closed
Cesar Chavez Day CA Open
Memorial Day CA/NV Closed
Independence Day CA/NV Closed
Labor Day CA/NV Closed
Columbus Day CA Open
Nevada Day NV Open
Veterans Day CA/NV Closed
Thanksgiving Day CA/NV Closed
Day After Thanksgiving CA/NV Closed
Christmas Day CA/NV Closed

If you are attempting to call in to submit a ticket for excavation purposes, please dial 811 to be connected to our call center where they can process your request.

For all other questions or requests, please contact the appropriate staff member below:



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