WVC 24 C- 1 - 1
It is hereby declared to be the purpose and policy of the
Legislature in enacting this article to enhance the safety of the
citizens of this state and to provide increased protection to
underground facilities from damage due to excavation or demolition
by providing for the operation of a one-call system for use by
operators of underground facilities and by persons engaged in
excavation or demolition in the vicinity of underground facilities.