In The Community

We Work for Philadelphia

Supporting our community is not just a corporate responsibility; it's an important part of who we are. Our employees live and work in the City of Philadelphia and we understand that We Work For You. From notifying communities of neighborhood infrastructure improvements, employee volunteerism and providing cost-saving energy information for more affordable natural gas - PGW is committed to supporting the residents and businesses of Philadelphia.

PGW's community initiatives are about sustaining and improving quality of life in the communities we serve. Only in a strong community, can PGW grow and prosper.

See where we'll be next! View our Community Events Calendar.

 

Invite Us to Your Next event

If you would like PGW to attend your next community event to speak or provide information on energy efficiency, grant programs and/or customer assistance programs, contact the Public Affairs office at  (215) 684-6880.

  •  Learn how to cut down the costs of natural gas bills;
  •  Find where to apply for grant money to help pay heating bills; and
  •  Have questions answered in person.

Contact the PGW Public Affairs office at 215-684-6880.

Smell Gas? Call (215) 235-1212

Natural Gas smells bad on purpose

That “rotten egg” smell is the smell of natural gas. If you think you smell gas leave the area immediately, and then call PGW at 215-235-1212 from a safe location.

Learn more Leaks, Odors, Safety Tips

Also if you smell gas:

  • Do not use electrical devices including cell phones which may cause a spark and ignite the gas.
  • Do not use an open flame, matches or lighters.
  • Do not try to locate the source of the gas leak.
  • Do not try to shut off any natural gas valves or gas appliances.
  • Do not start vehicles.
  • Do not re-enter the building or return to the area until a PGW employee or a qualified utility representative says it is safe to do so.
  • Do not put out the flames if natural gas ignites.