Safe dig application

Safe dig is a restricted service, for guidance on eligibility criteria, please go to our Safe dig page. The application process can only be completed when we have received appropriate evidence of highway excavation.  If you are not able to provide this, alternative options are available as detailed on our Safe dig page.

Asset record request details

If you are not excavating in the public highway please view our Safe dig homepage for further information on your alternative options to viewing our assets. Please be aware that applications submitted with no supporting evidence of excavation in the public highway cannot be processed.
What areas do you require access to?
Do you have an approved section 50 notice from the council?
Do you have a contact name and email for someone at the council who can verify your highway excavation?
Do you have a contact name and email for someone at a client company who can verify your highway excavation?
Are you working directly on behalf of United Utilities in the public highway?

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