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Trees & Power Lines

Trees & Power Lines

Trees & Power Lines

 

 

Planting the right tree in the right place can help you save energy at home and help OPPD maintain reliable electric service. READ MORE

Visit the OPPD Arboretum

 

Click here to learn more about the OPPD Arboretum

 

In a beautiful, park-like setting, learn how to plant trees to enhance energy efficiency and avoid interference with electrical equipment at the OPPD arboretum.

Call Before You Dig

 

Click here to visit the Nebraska811 websiteNebraska: 1-800-331-5666 or 811 nationwide

Nebraska One-Call website

 

Iowa: 1-800-292-8989 or 811 nationwide

 

Distribution vs. Transmission

 

These lines serve different purposes, but trees planted too close to either can cause safety hazards and power outages. OPPD vegetation management differs for each type of line:

Distribution Lines & Trees
Transmission Lines & Trees

Property Grounds Maintenance Standards

 

Click here to view OPPD Property Grounds Maintenance Standards

 

OPPD is committed to keeping its properties maintained to a reasonable standard, to protect Nebraska waterways and wildlife, and follow federal, state, city and county codes. LEARN MORE

Contact OPPD Forestry

 

Click here to contact OPPD's Forestry Department

 

To learn more, ask a question, or report a tree or power line problem, call 402-536-4131 in Omaha or 1-877-536-4131 outside the metro, or online OPPD’s Forestry Department.