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Keeping Philadelphia Safe

At PGW, the safe, reliable delivery of natural gas is our first priority and one we never take lightly. It’s also our duty (and privilege) to ...

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Take Control Of Your Energy Usage And Get Paid For It

Is your home suffering from any of the following? • High energy bills • Drafty, uncomfortable rooms • Varying room temperatures...

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Let’s Make A Difference

Engineering. It takes team work, is an exciting profession, and an outlet for imagination. Engineers. They’re focused on efficiency, problem...

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We all can be energy efficient

By Joseph Otis Minott and Steven Hershey America is an inefficient user of energy. As a nation, we continue to waste dollars and produce em...

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Make It A Day On … Not A Day Off

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Philadelp...

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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.