ARKUPS, located in Conway, Ark., and established in 1998, is a wholly owned, nonprofit subsidiary of Arkansas One-Call System. It is also known as Arkansas Utility Prevention Services. The company helps in locating underground facilities and provides services to more than 30 utility companies. It provides assistance in searching for various applications, such as telephone, gas, electric, water and cable television networks. Additionally, it provides the Strategic Watch and Excavator Assistance program. The company has damage prevention specialists who work with the excavators to inspect their facility. It provides excavation services for various lines. It also has call centers providing underground line locations on request. The company has various partners, such as Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department, CenterPoint Energy Gas Transmission, Maumelle Water Management and Windstream Communications.