Our Audience

Business and Residents

Planting a new tree or installing a new fence? Could a pipeline possibly be located directly beneath the surface? Perform your next job safely by calling 811 and having underground utilities marked free of charge before beginning your project. By clicking on the topic areas provided to the left of the screen, you may learn ways to recognize pipeline right-of-ways, signs of an unplanned release and what to do in the event of a pipeline leak. Help keep your home and business safe by helping to keep pipelines safe.

Farmers and Ranchers

If you farm or ranch land located on or near a pipeline right-of-way, it is important that you follow appropriate safety procedures. If your farming or ranching activities consist of deep plowing, trenching, terracing, post hole digging or any other deep excavation activity, it is important that you have the pipeline marked before beginning those activities. By clicking on the topic areas provided to the left of the screen, you may learn how to recognize a pipeline right of way and how to make a call to get those underground utilities marked free of charge, even if your operation is in a remote location in the middle of the land you own or lease.

Emergency and Local Officials

Did you know there are approximately 304,000 miles of petroleum and natural gas transmission pipelines and approximately 2,100,000 miles of natural gas distribution pipelines in the United States? There is a good chance that a pipeline runs through your community. By clicking on the topic areas provided to the left of the screen, you may learn the signs of pipeline recognition, how to plan for the unexpected, and how to contact the pipeline operator in the event of a pipeline emergency.

Schools

Dow encourages all schools located near Dow pipelines to be familiar with the products we transport and encourages all schools to develop emergency plans for reporting suspicious activity and responding to an unexpected release. By clicking on the topic areas provided to the left of the screen, you may learn ways to recognize pipeline right-of-ways, signs of an unplanned release, and what to do in the event of a pipeline leak so that you may incorporate those learnings into your plans.

Excavators and Contractors

If your next job involves heavy machinery drilling, earth moving or simply digging a hole, you could be at risk of striking a pipeline and causing serious damage to yourself, your equipment, and the community around you. By clicking on the topic areas provided to the left of the screen, you may learn how to recognize a pipeline right-of-way and how to make a call and get those underground utilities marked free of charge, to help keep you and your community safe.