Utility Vegetation Management


Vegetation Management Program

PG&E works throughout El Dorado County completing vegetation treatments around its powerlines to reduce the threat of wildfire. To learn more about their vegetation management program, please visit their website here. If you have any questions about the trees that PG&E cut down on your property, please reach out to them at 1-877-660-6789.



Wildfire Mitigation Plan

SMUD created a Wildfire Mitigation Plan to minimize the risk of catastrophic wildfire posed by electrical lines and equipment.

To read their 2023-2025 Wildfire Mitigation Plan, please click here(PDF, 928KB).



Forest Management

El Dorado Irrigation District is committed to preserving and managing its forest land for the health of their watershed, fire protection, and the prevention of spreading disease and pest infestation. To learn more on what EID is doing with forest management, please visit their website here.

Right-of-Way Reinforcement Program

El Dorado Irrigation District is working to improve protection and maintenance of their key water supply arteries. EID has established a new three-person crew dedicated to addressing the current vegetation conditions and restoring a regular maintenance program for these lines going forward. This dedicated crew will be working to maintain the vegetation growing within the rights-of-way that will help maintain access to this important water infrastructure. To learn more about the Right-of-Way Reinforcement Program, please visit their website here.