Who do I contact if a tree is interfering with utility wires?

The United Illuminating utility company handles all work that has to deal with their wires. To report a tree trimming problem, please call United Illuminating at 800-722-5584. When you call, please have the following information ready:

  • Address of tree problem
  • One of the following pieces of information:
    • Cross Street
    • Landmark
    • Pole Number
  • Your contact information

It is vital that you do not attempt to trim the tree yourself. Serious injury or death could result.

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1. What is the leaf pick up schedule?
2. What is the Enhanced Tree Trimming (ETT) Program, what role does the Trumbull Tree Warden play in it and what rights do I have as a homeowner?
3. How does this system manage the risk of tree failure?
4. Who do I contact if a tree is interfering with utility wires?
5. Who do I contact about a Town tree that needs attention?
6. Where can I find more information on United Illuminating's (UI's) Tree Care Program?
7. How are “Tree Service Requests” prioritized?
8. How long does it take for the Town to check a tree?
9. How is tree work performed?
10. If a private tree falls into the Town "Right-of-Ways" property line, who is responsible for its removal?
11. If the Town cuts down a tree in front of my house, can I keep the wood?
12. The Town of Trumbull removed a tree from our property and left the trunk, why?
13. Can a resident oppose the removal of a tree under the Enhanced Tree Trimming (ETT) Program?
14. What is happening to the Ash trees?
15. Where can I read the most recent Trumbull Tree Warden Presentation?