Smell Gas? (215) 235-1212

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Doing Business with PGW

Thanks for your interest in exploring business opportunities with PGW. To browse or search for PGW’s current open Requests for Proposals (RFPs) view Current Procurement Opportunities



Vendor Diversity

Commitment to Diversity

PGW is committed to encouraging the growth of companies with certification as Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. Every year, we actively seek vendor and subcontractor participation among MBE, WBE and DBE companies as a reflection of our overarching goals and cultural responsibilities in a rapidly progressing society.

The Small Business Administration and the City of Philadelphia can provide certification for these vendors, where applicable.

Commodities purchased by PGW:

Automotive (Vehicles & Supplies) Industrial Supplies
Construction  Pipe, Valves & Fittings
Electrical Supplies   Power Tools
Hand Tools    Promotional Items
Hardware Rubbish Removal


Additionally, PGW has opportunities for Professional Services which include the following:

Advertising Information Technology
Consulting Temporary Staffing
Engineering Training
Environmental Services  


If your M/W/DBE firm can provide any of the noted commodities or services, contact Erica Patterson, Director, Contracts Management & Supplier Diversity

Qualification Process

Many of our active vendors are required to go through varying stages of our qualification process, depending on the size of the initial RFP. These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Completing questionnaires
  • Providing references
  • Submitting audited financial data
  • Demonstrating ability to meet PGW’s needs

Go ahead—get started on the qualification process. Call the PGW Procurement Team at (215) 684-6759 or email

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.