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Before You Plant

Before You Plant

Before you plant a tree or shrub, make sure the location is out of the way of overhead and underground power lines and other utilities. For help locating underground lines in your area, contact one of the following:

North Carolina
North Carolina One Call Center
1-800-632-4949

South Carolina
Palmetto Utility Protection Services
1-800-922-0983

In North Carolina, the Overhead High-Voltage Line Safety Act requires anyone working or lifting within 10 feet of overhead power lines or poles to contact the appropriate electric utility through the North Carolina One Call Center listed above. In South Carolina, we recommend that you be safe and take the same precaution by contacting us.

To report a power outage using our automated reporting system, call 1-800-POWERON (1-800-769-3766).