Pepco's qualified line clearance tree trimmers can provide clearance around primary and secondary lines so that a private contractor can safely trim or remove the rest of your tree. This process may take anywhere from days. Please contact us to get more information about this free service. Tree pruning is a critical part of our responsibility to deliver safe and reliable electric service. We have developed an effective tree maintenance program to meet state and federal regulations for minimum clearances between trees and power lines.
The work our licensed, professional foresters and contract tree-pruning experts do is for public safety and reliability.
Vegetation Management Schedule. Our tree pruning map is an interactive guide to when and where we plan to conduct tree pruning over the next several months. If your property will be affected, we will notify you directly. To find out if we'll be working in your area, enter your address below: This map reflects tree pruning along our. Pepco's vegetation management contractors adhere to the following practices that are contained in ANSI Standard A Removed branches are cut as close as possible to the branch collar without injury or removal of the collar, which is called Natural Target Pruning.
This procedure helps promote wound closure and reduce chances for decay.
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Pepco and our contractors follow specific pruning standards. Request Service Call our Customer Care Hotline or complete our online form to request tree and vegetation services.