In your neighborhood
You will oftentimes see our linemen or contractors working in your neighborhood. Our mission is to provide safe, reliable, efficient energy solutions with exceptional service to our members. One of the ways we provide reliable and affordable power is by maintaining our power lines. In fact, PVREA has over 4,000 miles of power lines. Tree trimming, drone use and construction projects are a part of our maintenance plans to ensure reliable power service to our members. Here is where we're working in your neighborhood. If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-800-432-1012.
PVREA and its contractors are working on the following projects:
- Contractors are currently staking sectionalizing jobs in the Livermore, Poudre Canyon, Lyons and Loveland areas. Members may see orange ribbon and a wooden lathe on the poles. Work has started in the north Fort Collins, south Loveland and Berthoud areas to sectionalize.
- Power pole inspections in the areas east of I-25 from Johnstown to just north of Nunn. ATVs will be used to access power poles that are not along a roadway.
- Rebuilding lines in the Stove Prairie/Buckhorn Canyon area, which will last throughout 2018. This project is to upgrade the existing overhead with new poles and larger conductor.
- Pole replacements in the Wellington, Johnstown and Loveland areas.
- Rebuilding existing overhead lines on Hwy 34 ( By the Feedlot ) and CR 52.5 in Kersey.
PVREA and our contractors, Foothills Tree Trimming and Asplundh Tree, are conducting tree trimming in the following areas:
- Longmont and Boulder areas.
To learn more about tree trimming or to request a tree trimming, click here.
UAV Recon will be conducting equipment inspections using a drone in the Rustic, Carter Lake, and north end of Horsetooth Reservoir to the Poudre Canyon areas. They use a drone to look for trees that need trimmed an inspect equipment to look for maintenance problems. Learn more about how your co-op uses drones.