Vegetation Management Along Electric Utility Line Using GPS
Carl Livingood, President of GeoSpatial Innovations explains vegetation management along electric utility line using GPS. GeoSpatial Innovations provide field solutions for electric, natural gas and utilities. Before Carl goes out the to field, he's pulling the network locations of poles and electric wires from the GIS and making that available in the field.
American Transmission Co.: Managing the growth of trees and other vegetation around transmission lines is key to helping ensure public safety and electric system reliability. In some areas, difficult terrain and wetlands around the transmission line corridor make it very difficult to access with ground crews.