DMEA Using A Helicopter To Inspect Transmission System

Jul 14th @ 3:52 pm in News by Scott Staley


MONTROSE  -  Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) will use a helicopter later this month to inspect the co-op’s transmission system as part of its pro-active system maintenance effort.  Each year DMEA patrols lines and poles across its service territory to look for problems such as downed guy wires, broken insulators, badly leaning power poles and areas in critical need of tree trimming. DMEA’s operations manager, Doug Cox explains that using a helicopter is more efficient and saves the co-op lots of time and money….