In other cases, it is necessary for us to temporarily disconnect your service lines from.
The tree is on your property It is your responsibility to trim back any trees or vegetation on your property that are too close to – or in contact with – powerlines. If your trees need trimming, we recommend you hire a qualified tree pruner or arborist to safely remove foliage that is too close to powerlines. Use a professional: Hire a qualified tree pruner or arborist to trim any vegetation that is too close to powerlines.
Make sure you hire a professional who is accredited to work near the Western Power network, as it is very dangerous to trim trees anywhere near powerlines.
The Tree Guild of WA has a list of powerline-qualified arborists.
We are among a select few utilities to earn this prestigious honor.
It is highly recommended that you use a professional tree arborist to prune branches that are on larger trees or within the clearance zone of a powerline. Tree work operations (arboriculture) require a high degree of technical competence backed by training and experience, and it should only be undertaken by professional treedelimbing.bar Size: KB. How do I hire a tree pruner or arborist?
Western Power How do I hire a tree pruner or arborist? If your trees require trimming we recommend you hire a professional tree pruner or arborist as it is dangerous to trim trees anywhere near powerlines.
For further information, contact The Tree Guild of WA. Tree planting scheme WPD operates a tree planting scheme which is an integral part of our keen to be green environmental initiative. The scheme is designed to help communities care for and conserve the environment and it is managed with the help of conservation charities.