power poles

SaskPower Checking 97,000 Wooden Power Poles

Jun 27, 2023 | 10:39am

There are a whole lot of wooden power poles in Saskatchwan, and Sask Power is inspecting about 97 thousand of them between now and the end of October. Crews have already started the inpection proccess in Fort Qu’Apelle, Maple Creek, Melfort, and many more areas. SaskPower says it has set aside 5.8 million dollars to […]

SaskPower inspecting over 100k wooden power poles in province

May 23, 2022 | 9:44am

From now until October, inspections will be done in Shellbrook, Rosthern, Stoughton, Rosetown, Spiritwood, Saskatoon Rural East, La Ronge and Buffalo Narrows. SaskPower announced their annual inspection program, which aims to help provide safe and reliable power to SaskPower customers. The inspection work involves looking for damage, signs of decay or carpenter ant infestations. When […]

SaskPower to inspect over 100 thousand power poles in the province

May 8, 2021 | 7:52am

SaskPower crews will be inspecting over 114 thousand wood power poles across the province this year. Spokesperson Scott McGregor says they expect to replace over 3,500 of these poles. “For damage, or for insect infestation, and so on,” said McGregor. “Wherever possible, we will be repairing the poles and reinforcing them to make sure that […]