January 21, 2020, 11:10 am
Update on Gas Leak: 
 Atmos is currently thawing out the ground.  They need to dig up a larger section to gain more access to provide a more permanent fix for the leak.  Once this is complete, the City of Gunnison will finalize the repair for the water leak.  The 100 block of North Teller will remain closed until work is complete.

January 17, 2020 10:15 am
Update on Gas Leak: Atmos has completed a patch on the leak and it is contained. Atmos and the City of Gunnison continue to work in the area to complete the process The 100 block of North Teller will remain closed until they are done.
A big thank you to the Red Cross who assisted the parties that were evacuated for the night and to the Quality Inn for their exceptional assistance and hospitality for our emergency crews.

Updated January 16, 2020, 9:01 pm:                                                         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
                                     GAS LEAK
                        GUNNISON, COLORADO
On January 16, 2020, at approximately 2:04 p.m., Gunnison 911 Communications received a report of a damaged gas line in the 100 block of North Teller Street, in Gunnison, Colorado. Gunnison Communications notified emergency crews and Atmos Energy to respond. There have been a minimal amount of evacuations and those evacuations have been completed. At this time, Atmos Energy technicians, local emergency responders, and Western Colorado University are working to reduce demand on the gas line system and repair the leak. Atmos Energy anticipates the leak will be repaired by early Friday morning.  When new information is received for this incident, it will be posted and distributed.


Updated 1/16 4:09 pm: Due to utility repairs, the 100 block of N Teller is currently closed. As of now, the water is still on. We anticipate turning off the water for the repairs on Friday.

Updated 1/15 4:40pm:We are currently looking into a water leak. At this time, we anticipate turning off water to these areas sometime after 9am on Thursday 1/16 for repairs:

100 block of N. Teller
100 & 200 blocks of S. Teller
100, 200 and 300 blocks of S. Colorado
300 & 400 blocks of E. New York
300 & 400 blocks of E. Gunnison Ave.

At this time, we do not know how long it will be off for. We will fix the repair as quickly as possible to minimize the length of the water outage. Thank you for your patience.