Table 1.

Outage data for Murray City Power, 1985-mid 1987. Demonstrating declining of tree-related outages, attributable to improved pruning techniques.

198519861987 (6 mo.)
Outages (Interruptions)
   Total395681581
   Unplanned311151
   Tree-related            41 (10%)          29 (9%)             18 (12%)
Outage-affected customers
   Total1347525155        24661      
   Unplanned   22433 (89%)    21773 (88%)
   Tree-related            960 (7%)     459 (2%)         118 (◄1%)
Customer X outage hours
   Total3066421803   36524   
   Unplanned-        20704 (95%)    35506 (97%)
   Tree-related             1382 (4.5%)           489 (2.4%)         227 (◄1%)