One of the ways Southwest Electric provides the most reliable power service possible is a program called Right-of-Way. Southwest’s Right-of-Way crew and contractors work day in and day out trimming trees and underbrush and applying herbicides to keep the power lines clear so that our Members have the electricity they need. The goal is to keep trees and brush trimmed back at least 20 feet on either side of the power lines.
When trees and other natural growth are left alone to grow, they fall on power lines and cut off electricity to your home or business. Thinking ahead and trimming trees before they become problems help prevent these outages from happening when the wind blows and rain falls.
Southwest Mississippi Electric Power Association
P.O. Box 5
Lorman,, MS 39096