Call and your electric utility to report probable lines down.
expense of tree pruning. Austin Energy’s trim cycle requires pruning along 2, miles of power lines. Each year, to miles of power lines are scheduled for clearing, equal to pruning trees on 12, properties a year.
A “through” trim removes limbs in the center of the tree, allowing the power lines to pass through the shrubcleanup.bar: Austin Energy. Apr 26, These power lines aren’t insulated, so any contact with the lines or trees and earth that are in contact with the lines can injure or kill you. Inspect your property twice a year to determine if tree limbs are growing too close to power lines or extending over your house.
For questions about trimming around power lines contact Austin Energy's tree trimming hotline ator email [email protected] If a tree has fallen on a powerline, then contact the Austin Energy call center at