Archive for April, 2010

Newton Tree Survey Progress 4/25/2010

April 25th, 2010


1279 Washington Street Newton Massachusetts

991 Watertown Street Newton Massachusetts

Gas Safety Inc. reported potentially hazardous gas leaks in West Newton on friday morning. National Grid responded and took continuous action until the hazardous conditions no longer existed. Steel plates covering excavations were at 1279 Washington Street and 991 Watertown Street on 4/24/2010 with National Grid works crews at the site. 

Over 200 leak locations have been reported by the Gas Safety Inc.  Newton gas leak /  tree survey to National Grid Gas Company. Two older Cherry Trees here at 195 Waltham Street by Crafts Street.

195 Waltham Street Newton, Massachusetts

  Across the street at the large traffic island, the gas leakage continues damaging two large mature trees.

Waltham Street @ Crafts Street Newton, Massachusetts

Natural Gas Explosion in Philadelphia

April 1st, 2010

Natural gas blamed for underground explosion.

Six manhole covers blew off late tuesday night in West Philadelphia. Luckily no one was injured but three cars were total losses while several others were damaged.

Kentucky explosion injures two.