Eversource tree pruning to help reduce power outages in East Haddam – Westport News

Eversource is investing roughly $1.5 million in tree work to prune alongside almost 120 miles of overhead electrical strains in East Haddam.

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BERLIN — Working intently with group leaders and tree wardens all by way of Connecticut, Eversource’s group of licensed arborists is trimming timber that threaten electrical reliability in communities Throughout the state.

In East Haddam, the power agency is investing roughly $1.5 million in tree work to prune alongside almost 120 miles of overhead electrical strains, Based mostly on a press launch.

“Whereas All of us love our timber, They will have a devastating influence on The electricalal system, particularly all by way of a storm — which we noticed firsthand final summer time,” Eversource Supervisor of Vegetation Administration in Connecticut Sean Redding said in a ready assertion.