Washington (N.C.) Electric Utilities Selects McLean for Pole Attachment Inventory and GIS Mapping of Electric System

Washington (N.C.) Electric Utilities has selected McLean Engineering Company to provide GIS mapping and pole attachment support for the city’s electric distribution system.

Washington has selected McLean Engineering to provide an attachment inventory in an effort to update its joint use records, improve relationships with its attachers, and clean up late transfers.

McLean Engineering will also provide a GIS asset inventory for the city’s electric distribution system.  McLean takes a low-cost and flexible approach to GIS to allow for efficient control of Washington’s distribution assets and to make it easy to afford the cost of keeping maps up-to-date – the most essential function of any map.

McLean works with many municipalities, cooperatives and state trade organizations to navigate through joint-use concerns by providing expertise in all areas related to joint-use matters.  McLean also focuses on providing low-cost GIS solutions to allow all utilities to take advantage of the benefits of GIS technology.

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About McLean Engineering
Established in 1936, McLean Engineering is celebrating 80 years of experience in the power engineering field, serving electric utility systems throughout the United States. McLean Engineering has an unparalleled reputation for providing safe, reliable and durable design solutions by focusing on long-term relationships with their clients.

McLean Engineering provides design, engineering, inspection, and energy solutions, and is a nationally-recognized expert in the area of pole attachments, having presented to national audiences on the topic at numerous industry conferences and webinars and consulted for electric utilities across the U.S. on pole attachment issues. To find out more, please visit our blog at mcleanengineering.com/blog.

 About Washington Electric Utilities
The settlement of Washington was laid out in 1775 on the northern bank of the Pamlico/Tar River by Colonel James Bonner and named in honor of General George Washington, his commander-in-chief. Washington is one of 72 public power communities in North Carolina that are locally-controlled and locally-operated. Washington Electric Utilities serves 12,000 customers and its distribution system contains 388 miles of lines. For more information, visit washingtonnc.gov.