Compliant Power Line Clearing from Treescape

Treescape offers tree clearing and trimming services for greenery that may obstruct power lines. Comply with New Zealand regulations and use the expert services of one of the region’s top environmental-management services providers.

 

[New Zealand, 24/05/17] – Treescape offers services that will keep overgrown trees compliant with power line standards set by the New Zealand government. The service is a hassle-free choice for home-owners and property-owners in the region. With an expert team and powerful tools, Treescape does the job quickly and easily and complies with all regulations.
Risks Minimised 

Trees and power lines are a dangerous combination. Fallen trees can cause power outages and considerable structural damage to power lines if they hit them as they fall. They can also make repairs to the broken power lines difficult or even dangerous. With proper maintenance from Treescape, however, the likelihood of untoward accidents can be minimised.

 

Owners Responsibility by Law

According to the Electricity (Hazards from Trees) Regulations of 2003, the responsibility for keeping trees safe belongs to the owner of the property on which the tree is growing. In most cases, the owner will receive an official notification if there is concern about a tree on their property. Then, the owner must comply with the request or they may be fined up to $10,000.
Trimming or removing trees from around power lines has its own risks. It is strongly suggested that only qualified arborists complete this kind of work.

 

Understanding the Limits

The permissible proximity of tree branches to power lines varies according to the voltage carried by the power lines. For residential lines, which range from 230 to 400 volts, any branch or foliage must be at least 1.5 metres away. As the voltage increases, so must the distance between the trees and power lines. For lines carrying 110,000 volts, for example, the trees must be at least four metres away.

 

Quick Response

Treescape is proud of its fast-response system. The company can have its team on-site in only 24 hours, making it the best option for rush jobs. Treescape serves the whole of New Zealand. The company has over 30 years’ experience and holds multiple certifications including ISO.

 

About Treescape

Treescape is a leading arborist and environmental-management company in New Zealand. With a team of qualified arborists and over 30 years of experience, the company offers reliable environmental management to homeowners and property operators. The ISO-certified company’s commitment to respond within 24-hour ensures timely responses when needed.

For more information, visit http://www.treescape.co.nz/.