Annual tree trimming project has begun

Posted: May 22, 2023 at 9:56 am

Our annual tree trimming project has begun this week. We work with our partners, CNUC and Asplundh Tree Service, to do this work to help prevent outages due to limbs falling on wires and electric services. If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at 509-924-3800.

We are doing so because:

  • Tree and foliage overgrowth can interfere with power distribution.
  • Power lines can give off a spark or arc that may land on a nearby branch and ignite.
  • The lights in your house may flicker when tree branches brush power lines during high winds.
  • Stormy weather can cause nearby limbs to break off and land on power lines.
  • Unobstructed power lines make it easier and safer for lineworkers to maintain equipment or restore power.