When trees grow and extend into power lines, they can cause power outages and safety hazards for you and your neighbors. Prevent these problems by planting the “right tree in the right place,” and you won’t have to worry about us trimming or removing your trees once they grow. - See more
Identify nearby power lines and their type:
Also look for nearby electrical equipment, like pad mount transformers or smart meters. Don’t plant trees, shrubs, plants or other vegetation where it can damage equipment or interfere with CenterPoint Energy’s ability to access it.
Knowing your space limitations, determine what tree species you want to plant.
Homeowners must call 811 before digging to avoid hitting underground utility lines.