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.

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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

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