Storms and Power Lines
- Downed power lines
Downed power lines may still carry electricity. For your safety, always assume any power line is live and dangerous.
- Storm damage and downed power lines
When our efforts to restore power require the removal of trees or limbs from power lines, the debris are left in as safe a manner as conditions allow.
- Be prepared for storms
Links to weather-related websites that provide information regarding storms in your area.
- Select the right tree for the location
Learn how to select new plantings based on proximity to electric lines.
- Maintaining trees near power lines
To help ensure reliable and safe electric service, we work to keep our transmission and distribution rights-of-way free of incompatible trees and other vegetation.
- Homeowner rights and customer responsibilities
Understand your rights and responsibilities for tree maintenance.
- OSHA requirements and ANSI consensus standard
Safety requirements for utility workers need to be followed.
- Before digging around underground power facilities
Avoid disturbing buried utility lines.
Using Electricity Safely
- Safety in the home
This page reviews likely hazards we might encounter everyday.
- Common types of electrical problems
A handful of types of electrical problems occur most often.
- Electrical accidents
Know what to do in case of an electrical accident in your home.
- Electrical fires
What to do when an electrical fire happens.
- Space Heater Safety
Stay safe and warm with these tips for using space heaters.
Real Estate and High Voltage Information
- Real estate matters
There are many restrictions for building near high-voltage lines.
- Real estate/high-voltage transmission information
Maintaining transmission right-of-way is a priority.
- High-voltage transmission right-of-way restrictions
Interference with high-voltage line corridors is extremely hazardous.
Last Modified: December 5, 2014