Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

MLEC Shares 2022 vegetation management schedule

Trimming, Spraying Planned

 

March 10, 2022



Vegetation is responsible for approximately 25 percent of Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative power outages, and the number goes up with storms. To keep the lights on and the public safe, MLEC utilizes a balanced vegetation program and shares its tentative 2022 schedule.

Tree trimming is currently underway in three counties for power and broadband reliability. Crews plan to finish in Hickman County by late July and will be working in Houston and Lewis counties for the remainder of 2022. (A map of impacted areas is available on mlec.com.)

Spraying is scheduled to begin in June for Hickman,...



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