It’s a matter of safety and providing reliable power for the members we serve.

Safety—Utility vegetation maintenance reduces electric hazard risk to the public by:

  • Providing separation between wires and vegetation to eliminate potential electrical shock
  • Reducing potential wildfire hazards from tree/wire conflicts

Reliability—Trees are among the most common causes of utility service interruptions. Trees that are too close to power lines can interfere with electric service; especially when weather brings lightning, wind, ice, or wet snow.