Powercor sends LiDAR helicopters across Greater Bendigo for powerline inspections

Alex Gretgrix
By Alex Gretgrix
Updated March 25 2022 - 6:04am, first published 5:00am
CHECKS: Powercor will have helicopters in the sky over Bendigo, fitted with Light Detection and Ranging technology to accurately scan for trees and branches growing near to powerlines. Picture: SUPPLIED

Powerline inspections from the air have begun in the Bendigo area as part of electricity distributor Powercor's year-round vegetation inspection and tree-cutting program.

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Alex Gretgrix

Alex Gretgrix

Journalist

Journalist based in Bendigo, Victoria, covering health and Buloke and Campaspe Shire news at the Bendigo Advertiser. Contact via alex.gretgrix@austcommunitymedia.com.au