Blue Stake Information

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Investigate Before You Excavate!

What is BLUE STAKE?

Arizona Blue Stake was established as a one-call notification system by underground facility owners to assist excavators with the statutory requirements to notify underground facility owners prior to excavation. This damage prevention service is provided free of charge to any individual or company planning to excavate.

By participating in the program and getting underground facilities located, you will:

  • Comply with State law
  • Avoid injuries
  • Prevent costly damages and interruptions of facility services
  • Save time and money
  • Avoid hazards
  • Eliminate construction delays

Specific Color Facility Type
Safety RED Electric power distribution and transmission
High visibility safety YELLOW Gas and oil production distribution and transmission; dangerous materials; product lines
Safety alert ORANGE Telephone and telegraph system; cable television
Safety precaution BLUE Water system; slurry pipelines
Safety GREEN Sanitary sewer systems
PURPLE Reclaimed water