Digging, trees and landscaping

Safely trimming trees

Before removing a tree or any part of it that is closer than 10 feet to a power line, call us at 800-242-9137 for an inspection.
Online inspection form and more tree trimming information

Safe landscaping and tree planting

Trees growing too close to power lines can cause sparks, fires, power outages and shock hazards.
Tree planting tips and requirements

Landscaping near utility equipment

Examples of acceptable and unacceptable plantings, clearance requirements

Concerns about trees contacting power lines


Call before you dig or landscape

Go to Wisconsin Diggers Hotline
811 or 800-242-8511

Go to Michigan Miss DIG
811 or 800-482-7171

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