TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 8, 2013) - Enbridge Gas Distribution (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) will be venting natural gas today Sunday September 8 or Monday September 9. People in the area of Eastern Avenue and Broadview Avenue in Toronto and possibly Beechwood Drive near Pape Avenue and O'Connor Drive may notice the smell and sound of natural gas venting as it is released in a safe and controlled manner.
No road closures or evacuations are anticipated as a result of the venting.
Natural gas is being vented to allow for critical work on the Don Valley pipeline that runs underneath Bayview Avenue before the fall heating season. Controlled natural gas venting is a standard maintenance practice.
Although the situation is safe, those nearby may find the smell or noise unpleasant and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Enbridge Gas Distribution will be answering all emergency calls during this time. Anyone who suspects a natural gas leak in their area should call 1-866-763-5427 (1-866-SMELGAS).
For more information including confirmation of the locations and end of venting activities, please visit www.enbridgegas.com/donvalley or follow @EnbridgeGasNews on Twitter.
About Enbridge Gas Distribution
Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. has a more than 160-year history and is Canada's largest natural gas distribution company. Enbridge Gas Distribution delivers safe, reliable natural gas in more than 100 communities across Ontario and is a leader in promoting energy efficiency programs. It is owned by Enbridge Inc., a Canadian-based leader in energy transportation and distribution and one of the 2013 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations. Enbridge Inc. has been selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers for 2013 and is one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. Enbridge Gas Distribution and its affiliates distribute natural gas to two million customers in Ontario, Quebec, New York State and New Brunswick. For more information, visit www.enbridgegas.com.