What do I do if my trees are touching the BC Hydro wires?
Trees touching wires
BC Hydro works with Certified Utility Arborists to prune trees within 3 metres of distribution or neighbourhood power lines. If a tree cannot be made safe by pruning, we’ll contact you.
You can prune your own trees (or hire an arborist) if the tree, the arborist, their tools and the vegetation they’re handling are all kept at least 3 metres from the power line.
If you have concerns about a tree near a power line, call BC Hydro at 604 224 9376 or 1 800 224 9376.
Learn more about trees and power lines.
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