You must be using a Javascript-enabled browser to use this feature. Please enable Javascript or upgrade your browser.

Trees & Power Lines

Trees & Power Lines

  • Slider Image

Trees & Power Lines

Trees Power Lines Icon (1)Planting the right tree in the right place can help you save energy at home and help OPPD maintain reliable electric service. READ MORE

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

NE 1 Call Diggers Logo







Nebraska: 1-800-331-5666 or 811 nationwide

Nebraska One-Call website

 1-800-292-8989 or 811 nationwide

Like a Walk in the Park

Jason Arboretum Web
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.

Contact OPPD Forestry

Phone Close Up Icon

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.