The Right Tree in the Right Place

Utility companies recognize that trees and vegetation are important to a thriving environment in a variety of ways. However, trees and shrubs may interfere with the safe and reliable operation of the electrical system, causing a significant portion of inconvenient and costly interruptions of electrical service. To minimize these outages and reduce potential safety hazards, utility companies must control vegetation in the proximity of power lines. Before planting trees or shrubs on your property, ensure that you are planting the right tree in the right place.

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