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Excavation: Iowa One Call Online Complaint Form

Any person with knowledge of an excavation at or near an underground utility that was conducted potentially in violation of the “Iowa One Call” statute, Iowa Code chapter 480, may complete this complaint form. The Attorney General's Environmental Law Division will use this form as the first step to determine if there was a potential violation of the One Call statute. The Division is not obligated to act on any information that is submitted, and will contact you only in the event that the Division proceeds with an investigation.

Excavation date, time & location
Excavator information
Excavation purpose and activity
Underground utilities & damage
Did excavator submit One Call locate request?
Nature of One Call violations
Description of underground utility
Distance between underground utility and excavation at closest point
Description of costs associated with repairs and/or service interruptions
Description of any special dangers due to excavation
Document and photo attachments
Excavator statements/admissions
Underground facility owner/operator
Witness contact information
Your name and contact information
 (If known)


For the Attorney General's main Iowa One Call Law page, click here.

Contact Information
Iowa Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General
Environmental Law Division
1305 E. Walnut St.
Des Moines, IA 50139
P: 515-281-5164

Jacob Larson, Assistant Attorney General
P: 515-281-5341

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