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MLGW Promotes Gas Safety Awareness November 15
November 14, 2019
MLGW Teams Up with Local Lowe’s Stores for Gas Safety Awareness Campaign

Memphis Light, Gas and Water and Lowe’s Home Improvement Stores in Shelby County are teaming up to promote natural gas safety awareness, gas leak detection and response, gas appliance safety, pipeline safety and “Call 811 Before You Dig” on Friday, November 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The gas safety day is in preparation for the upcoming winter heating season as well as awareness of the Call 811 requirement before any digging that homeowners and contractors may engage in.

MLGW representatives will share information about:
  • What do to in the event of a natural gas leak in a home or business
  • How to recognize a gas pipeline leak
  • How to recognize transmission pipeline markers
  • Pipeline purpose and reliability
  • Awareness of hazards and accident and damage prevention measures
  • Call 811 requirements for pipelines and/or home or business excavations

Below is a list of participating Lowe’s locations:
  • 430 Germantown Parkway, Cordova, TN
  • 585 N. Perkins Road, Memphis, TN
  • 8490 Highway 51 North, Millington, TN
  • 8300 Highway 64, Bartlett, TN
  • 425 New Byhalia Road, Collierville, TN
  • 7895 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN

More natural gas safety information can be found on MLGW’s website at www.mlgw.com. For more information about Tennessee One Call/Call 811 visit www.tennessee811.com.