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Properties and Characteristics of Natural Gas

Solubility

Natural gas does not easily dissolve in water. The water spray from a hose may move a gas vapor cloud, but the cloud is moved by the air currents caused by the spray—not by the water itself.

Spraying water on leaking gas or on a gas fire can introduce water into gas mains and should be avoided. For more information, refer to Module 3 on Gas Incident Response.


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