CenterPoint EnergyElectric Transmission and Distribution
Work safely outside

Stay away from low-hanging power lines, downed lines and damaged poles! Report problems to CenterPoint Energy: 713-207-2222.

  • Wear shoes when using electrical appliances.
  • Don't use electric lawn equipment on wet grass or shrubs.
  • Put up antennae where they can't touch or fall across power lines.
  • Check for power lines running through or near trees before trimming branches.
  • Keep outdoor wiring on a separate circuit.
  • Make sure the wiring is properly grounded.
  • Protect the wiring against moisture.