Recognize a Leak

Recognize a Leak 2017-08-02T06:34:08+00:00

Signs of a natural gas leak include:

  • Unusual hissing, whistling or roaring
  • Centra Pipelines odourizes the natural gas with mercaptan on the
    Centra system to have a strong smell like rotten eggs
  • Steam-like cloud, frost on the ground, dirt blowing from the ground
  • Bubbling in wet areas
  • Dead or discolored vegetation

Call the Centra Pipelines’ 24-hour emergency number 1-800-770-3039

 

In the Event of a Pipeline Leak:

  • do not operate phones or electrical devices
  • do not start vehicles or machinery in the area
  • do not come into contact with leaking substances
  • Extinguish/eliminate ignition sources, like cigarettes or machinery
  • Alert others in the vicinity
  • Leave the area immediately on foot, in an upwind direction

Call the Centra Pipelines’ 24-hour emergency number 1-800-770-3039