Landscaping is a great way to increase the value of your property and save energy, but trees and shrubs planted too close to power lines and other electrical equipment can create both safety and reliability concerns. You can help maintain power line access and clearance by planning ahead before planting trees and shrubs. These guidelines help ensure a safe and reliable service for all Dakota Electric members.

Visit our landscaping page for more information.

Always call 811 or 1-800-252-1166 before you dig.

diagram of planting guidelines for trees, shrubs, and other vegetation and relative distance from power lines