Below are some tips on how to identify a possible natural gas leak and what to do in such a situation.
Look for blowing dirt, discolored vegetation or continued bubbling in standing water
Listen for a hissing or roaring noise near a natural gas appliance or line
Smell for the distinctive rotten-egg odor associated with natural gas. Natural gas is colorless and odorless. Atlanta Gas will add a chemical odorant for easy detection.
Avoid using any sources of ignition, such as cigarettes, matches, flashlights, electronic devices, cellphones motorized vehicles light switches or landlines as natural gas can ignite from a spark or open flame
Call the gas company if you suspect a natural gas leak at 1-877-427-4321