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
Property Grounds Maintenance Standards
OPPD is committed to keeping its properties maintained to a reasonable standard, to protect Nebraska waterways and wildlife, and follow federal, state, city and county codes. LEARN MORE
Contact OPPD Forestry
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.