Smell Gas? (215) 235-1212

December Good Gas News is Now Available

December Good Gas News is now available. This month’s issue includes:

  • Keep your family safe with tips to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning;
  • LIHEAP: The Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program available, apply today;
  • Ways to manage your bill during winter months;
  • Get help applying for healthcare at PGW Customer Service Centers; and
  • Learn how to become the hero of your home with the PGW Parts & Labor Plan

Good Gas News is a monthly newsletter delivered to PGWs 500,000 natural gas customers throughout Philadelphia. Each issue can be found on our blog, in our Good Gas News archive, and in your monthly bill statements.

For Media help call our media hotline - Phone: (215) 684-6624

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.