The flag and/or spray paint identify underground utilities (water, electric, sewer, gas, cable, etc.) for excavation activity. These excavation activities could include but are not limited to, water main repairs, fence installation, or landscaping repair for your property or your neighbor's. JULIE (Joint Utility Location Information for Excavators) can be contacted using the toll-free number (811) for additional information.
The spray paint utilized to identify underground utilities is water-based and will wash out on its own.