Tree limbs and branches are common causes of power outages, especially during storms. Hartselle Utilities has a rotating five-year plan to monitor trees and vegetation near power lines, and to clear anything within ten feet of the lines.
In late summer and early fall, HU crews and contractors will clear lines south of Nance Ford Road and Penn Road and west of Highway 31. They will place notices on doorknobs to let customers know that they will be in an area.
If you receive a notice – a bright orange door hanger from Hartselle Utilities – and have trees on your property near electric lines, it is likely the trees will be trimmed or removed. To understand the work intended for your property, call (256) 773-3340.