Before You Dig


The 'Call Before You Dig Notification Service, or The 'Dig Line’, is a toll-free number that utilities, contractors and the general public can call to have underground infrastructure located prior to construction. 

The Dig Line is a shared service among several utilities in Saint John, including the City of Saint John.

There may be buried infrastructure where you plan to dig.  To have these lines located, please call the toll-free number:

1-866-DIG LINE (344-5463)

Please provide a minimum of 2 working days notice for locates.  A visit will be made to the site and underground utilities located and marked.

Calling before you dig can prevent you personal injury, inconvenience to others, and costly repairs!

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