Here is where you can expect to see Medina EC crews and contractors frequently during February:
Crews with Allegiant Utility Services and Lamar Technical Services will be inspecting and updating equipment throughout our service area. During February, their primary focus will be in the Cotulla, Hindes and Big Wells areas. In March and through mid-April, these crews will be in the Pearsall and Frio Town areas. As part of this work, contractors may be photographing Medina EC equipment and poles. Members in impacted areas have been notified by postcards and email, and they will get an email following the work with new account information they may want to record.
Crews with LineTec are also replacing poles and installing equipment in the Pearsall, Big Foot and Frio Town areas.
Members in the area North of Rio Grande City, South of Bruni, South of Laredo and East of Zapata will experience a planned power outage on February 6 at some point between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. while crews. Impacted members were notified by email and phone call on February 5.
Members in the Castroville area will see crews with QPI inspecting power poles.
Tree Trimming and Vegetation Management Work
You can learn more about our vegetation management program here. You may see various contractors inspecting ROW in the area to prepare bids for 2020 work.
- Rafter 7 Construction is doing work in the Montell and Camp Wood area, and they are speaking with members as the work is being done. This work will go on until May 2020.
- Cedar Beetle is finishing up work clearing in the Castroville area, including Medina River West, Alsatian Heights, Cattlemans Crossing and Valley View.
All Medina EC contractors have letters showing that they are an approved contractor along with the dates of the work. If you see someone suspicious, do not hesitate to ask them for their credentials. You may also call our office at 1-866-MEC-ELEC (632-3532) and our staff will verify contractor locations.