The City of Boerne works diligently to keep our natural gas distribution system safe and reliable.
On a routine basis, we survey and monitor our natural gas system for leaks using a variety of specialized leak detection equipment. We also rely on the public to call us if a leak is suspected.
If you smell gas, or just think you might be smelling gas, leave the area immediately. From a safe distance, call 911 and the City of Boerne at 830-248-1633, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The City of Boerne will dispatch qualified personnel immediately to investigate at no cost.
How to Recognize a Gas Leak
Smell: A distinctive rotten egg odor is added to natural gas.
Listen: Listen for an unusual hissing or blowing sound around gas appliances or gas lines.
Look: Watch for blowing dirt, dry spots in moist areas, or dead grass in areas near gas lines
Suspect a Gas Leak
Do not turn any lights on or off, smoke, use a cell phone, or operate a vehicle or other equipment that might cause a spark.
Do not try to locate the leak yourself.
Leave the area immediately.
Call the City of Boerne at 830-248-1633
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO FIX A LEAK ON YOUR OWN IF YOU DISCOVER A LEAK!