Gas Leaks near Wellesley Schools

The Town of Wellesley is working with the utility companies to correct known gas leaks. We are especially concerned with leaks near our schools. Please check out our maps listed below including a map which outlines the gas leaks within 100 feet of our schools and daycares.

Gas Leaks reported by National Grid as of 2017 and leak data from 2017 independent study

This map shows the approximate location of natural gas leaks in Wellesley as listed in the utility provider's Annual Service Quality Report to the State of Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities. This March 2018 report shows leaks as of December 31, 2017.

This data was provided by the Home Energy Efficiency Team (HEET), a tax-deductible nonprofit working to reduce the waste of fossil fuels. For more information contact [email protected]

In 2017, the Wellesley NRC commissioned the independent gas inspection company Gas Safety Inc. to conduct a study of methane emissions in the Town of Wellesley. Methane readings were collected from May 11 to June 15, 2017.  The gas readings depicted on this map are a subset of the data that were collected, showing the upper range of methane readings.  Average ambient methane readings are around 2ppm (parts per million). 

DISCLAIMER: This map is for display purposes only. It is neither legally recorded nor is it a survey and it is not intended to be used as such. 

Consult appropriate boards or town departments for specific questions or accuracy requirements. The Town of Wellesley expressly disclaims responsibility for damages or liability that may arise from the use of this map.

  • Bates Elementary School
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  • Dana Hall School
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  • Elmwood Christian Preschool
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  • Fiske Elementary School
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  • Hardy Elementary School
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  • Hunnewell Elementary School
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  • Schofield Elementary School
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  • Sprague Elementary School
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  • Tenacre Country Day School
    Click here to view gas leaks found by our consultant near Dana Hall School.
  • Upham Elementary School
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  • Wellesley Middle School
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  • Wellesley High School
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  • Wellesley Nursery School in the Hills
    Click here to view gas leaks found by our consultant near the Wellesley Nursery School in the Hills.