Category Archives: Maintenance

Don’t fence us out

Texans love their land, and a locked gate is every property owner’s right. But locked gates can impede Bluebonnet’s crews and contractors from restoring power during outages, trimming vegetation near power lines and performing important inspections and maintenance. We respect … Continue reading

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Bluebonnet to resume using herbicides in its vegetation management plan

With more than 11,000 miles of power lines to maintain, folks are probably used to seeing Bluebonnet’s crews or contractors cutting trees and vegetation in our utility easements. Workers wielding chain saws or skillfully guiding heavy equipment armed with multiple … Continue reading

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Access to private property needed to provide electric service

For decades, Bluebonnet’s meter readers were a friendly and familiar sight on our members’ property. But thanks to technology, the data that meter readers once gathered by hand now flows directly from the meter to our computer network. Though there … Continue reading

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Bluebonnet’s arborists return to field to survey trees along 252 miles of power lines

One of the worst wildfires in Texas history struck Bastrop County last year, burning more than 34,000 acres and damaging more than 1 million trees. Bluebonnet has 252 miles of power lines in the fire-damaged area and there are thousands … Continue reading

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