Protect Your Natural Gas Appliances

NW Natural believes emergency preparedness is essential. We are committed to our own preparation and to working with other organizations as part of a state-wide effort to get ready. We encourage our customers and the public to learn about natural gas safety.


Get Ready Salem

August 3
10am - 2pm
Riverfront Family Fest

Get Ready Cottage Grove

August 10
11am - 2pm
Emergency Preparedness Fair at Coiner Park
1319 E. Main, Cottage Grove

Get Ready Clackamas County

September 14
10am - 2pm
Danielson Hilltop Mall
358 Warner Milne Road, Oregon City, OR

Get Ready North Coast

September 14
10am - 2pm
Astoria Armory

Get Ready The Dalles

September 14
10am - 1pm
Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue
The Dalles

Get Ready Forest Grove

September 18
4pm - 8pm
Forest Grove Farmers Market on Main Street
Forest Grove

Get Ready Lincoln County

September 21
11am - 2pm
South Co. Newport Fairgrounds
633 NE 3rd St, Newport

Get Ready Coos Bay

September 28
11am - 2pm
Coos Bay Fire Station
Coos Bay

Get Ready Camas

September 28
10am - 2pm
Parker Street Fire Station

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Before and after an earthquake

Learn what you can do to keep your natural gas equipment safe before and after an earthquake occurs.

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If you smell gas

If you smell rotten eggs or sulfur, it could be natural gas. Remember to Smell, Go, Let Us Know.

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Turning off your natural gas meter

If you turn off your gas, DO NOT turn it back on yourself. Learn the dos and don’ts.

Earthquake shut-off valves sense ground movement and turn off the flow of gas automatically

Learn more