The Authority seeks to protect underground facilities of owners in the State of Maryland from destruction, damage or dislocation to prevent:
- death or injury to individuals;
- property damage to private and public property; and
- the loss of services provided to the general public.
To accomplish this, the Authority seeks to promote, enhance, and assist the State of Maryland in furthering and enforcing the Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Law and programs through efforts that include consistent enforcement, effective public education, and the constant knowledge that public safety through reduced damages is our prime concern.