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Trees that grow too close to overhead power lines can pose a hazard to the public or utility workers and are a primary cause of power outages during severe weather.
Tree trimming around power lines is necessary to provide clearance around overhead electrical wires and apparatus for safety reasons and to ensure an uninterrupted supply of electricity. Guelph Hydro contracts Asplundh Canada ULC, a certified utility arborist, to routinely trim trees in the City. Asplundh arborists are trained in proper tree trimming techniques and qualified to work near energized lines.
Only specially trained line-clearing professionals should work around power lines, but you can help make sure that trees and other vegetation do not become an issue by:
To report trees growing into power lines, call 519.822.3017.