Miss Utility7223 Parkway Drive, Suite 100
Hanover, MD 21076

The facility owner or their contract locator will mark the ground with either flags or paint. The colors below are industry standard and each color identifies a specific type of utility.

    WHITE - Proposed Excavation 
PMS 806 PINK - Temporary Survey Markings
PMS 1795   RED - Electric Power Lines, Cables, Conduit and Lighting Cables
PMS 108   YELLOW - Gas, Oil, Steam, Petroleum or Gaseous Materials
PMS 144   ORANGE - Communication, Alarm or Signal Lines, Cables or Conduit
13.5 parts process, 2.5 parts reflex   BLUE - Potable Water
PMS 253   PURPLE - Reclaimed Water, Irrigation and Slurry Lines
PMS 3415   GREEN - Sewers and Drain Lines

These PMS colors are close approximations of the ink formulas represented by ANSI color chips for safety colors and are offered as a convenience in dealing with your printer.

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