Water Heater emergency shut off
Contact a Licensed Plumber.
- Turn off the water at the main water shutoff valve, or the shutoff valve at the cold water supply line running to the water heater.
- Electric water heater – shut off the electricity to the water heater by removing the fuse or turning off the circuit breaker on the water heater’s circuit.
- Gas Water Heater – turn off the gas at the gas supply pipe at the tank or at the main gas shutoff valve to the home. To ensure the gas is off, check to make sure the pilot light is out.