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Upcoming Oncor Tree Trimming work

May 23, 2022

‚ÄčOncor Tree Trimming slated for northern section of the City

Oncor contractors will soon be conducting vegetation management on their BNDRA0005 feeder line. This work will involve trees in portions of the northern section of the City (red shaded area). Door notifications to nearby residents will be distributed during the week of May 23. Trimming is scheduled to begin the first week in June. Weather permitting, the effort will last until the end of June. 




Oncor Tree Trimming slated for western edge of the City

Oncor contractors will soon be conducting vegetation management on their 138 kV transmission line. This work will involve trees on portions of Lomo Alto on the western edge of the City (red shaded area).  Door notifications to nearby residents were distributed during the week of May 9. Trimming is scheduled to begin on May 26. Weather permitting, the effort will last for three weeks.



Why is the work necessary?

Trees that grow near power lines pose a serious safety risk and are one of the top causes of power outages each year, along with lightning and wildlife. Service interruptions caused by trees are more than an incon­venience. They can endanger lives through the failure of life support systems, fire alarms, and traffic signals. Power out­ages can also be very costly, especially to commercial and in­dustrial customers.

Under Texas law, Oncor may prune or remove trees that interfere with the reliability and integrity of electrical service within their service area. When this happens, Oncor follows generally accepted industry guidelines and best practices. State law also gives Oncor the authority to go onto residential property to conduct their trimming efforts.

Learn more about Oncor's tree trimming practices.

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Oncor.com is a new virtual assistant platform to boost customer engagement. This virtual assistant can:
  • Report outages
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  • Respond to inquiries about vegetation management