Can PoleWrapTM Prevent Groundrot in The Tropics?

Utilities in tropical areas are flooded with obstacles. Vegetation grows all year round and, when trimmed, is right back within a week! Significant levels of groundwater cause ground rot, which weakens the structural integrity of poles.

In Florida, utilities also face high wind and rain loading conditions from tropical storms and hurricanes. Damage from ground rot is evident when poles snap off at ground level. Their vulnerable grid needs affordable grid hardening solutions. PoleWrapTM was installed on new poles one foot below ground level.

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