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There are a number of different ways to identify a potential natural gas leak.
If you see:
Although a distinctive odor is added to make natural gas easy to recognize, you may not be able to smell leaking gas if:
Sometimes physical and/or chemical processes can cause a loss of odorant in natural gas, making it undetectable by smell. Odor fade can be caused by adsorption, absorption, oxidation or any combination thereof.
Odor fade is more likely to occur in the following situations:
Because of the possibility of odor fade, it's important to not rely only on your sense of smell to be alerted to a natural gas leak.
If you have additional questions or concerns regarding pipe conditioning or odor fade, call us at 318-627-3333 or contact a licensed, qualified professional.
If you smell a natural gas odor, hear the hissing sound of gas escaping or see other signs of a leak:
or call 911.
We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours. (Due to COVID-19 we have had to take precaution and no longer allow our customers inside the office. We have made adjustments to our office with a customer service window or please feel free to take advantage of our drop box on the back porch of the courthouse.)
200 Main St, Colfax, Louisiana 71417, United States
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed