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PGW invites customers to attend LIHEAP Open House for application assistance

(Philadelphia, Pa. – November 13, 2013) – Today Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) opened its Customer Service Center doors to host a LIHEAP Open House in West Philadelphia. Visitors met one-on-one with PGW representatives to apply for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), to learn new ways to save on their energy bills and explore other assistance options.

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PGW Offices will be closed in observance of Veterans Day

(Philadelphia, Pa. – November 7, 2013) – Philadelphia Gas Works’ (PGW) Customer Service Centers will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2013, in observance of Veterans Day. Its Commercial Resource Center will also be closed. PGW’s Residential Customer Call Center will remain open on November 11 for Emergency calls only.

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PGW advises customers to apply early for heating assistance

(Philadelphia, Pa. – November 1, 2013) – This year’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will begin accepting applications from low income households on November 4. In Philadelphia, more than 1 in every 3 residents are eligible for LIHEAP, which means their income is at or below 150% of the federal poverty level. For Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW), approximately 150,000 of its customers are eligible for LIHEAP.

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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.