NOTICE OF VEGETATION MANAGEMENT WORK
Nelson Hydro is continuing our Vegetation Management Program to clear vegetation growth around all primary high-voltage power lines. This work must be safely done by professional electrical workers (Powerline Technicians) or Certified Utility Arborists authorized by Nelson Hydro. These professionals are qualified to work in close proximity to high voltage power lines.
Start Date: March 7
End Date: April 7 (Approx)
Area: TEES, HEDDLE, KENIRIS, MILLER, AND MIDDLE ROADS
Daily Work Hours: 7:00am - 3:30pm
This work should not impact our electrical service to customers – should there be tasks that will require outages related to this work, Nelson Hydro, or our contractors, will endeavour to contact customers directly in emergent situations, or, communicate the need for outages to our customers via social media
, the Nelson Hydro webpage
, and the placement of sandwich boards.
This work is preventative maintenance to maintain limits of approach along our power lines and to continue to provide safe and reliable service for our customers.
Please watch for crews and follow all signage related to this work.
To learn more about our Vegetation Management program, click here.