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Welcome To Washington Gas

For more than 165 years Washington Gas has been distributing natural gas to customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. We bring natural gas to your home or business safely and reliably.

Natural Gas Safety Information

Washington Gas' first priority is to provide safe and reliable natural gas service.



Below you will find emergency phone numbers and information about what to do if you smell natural gas, how to prevent pipeline damage and many more safety tips.

If you suspect a natural gas leak or other gas emergency and are unsure of the severity or what to do, evacuate the area immediately and call 911 from a safe location.

Never attempt to locate the source of the odor.

Natural gas is distributed through a network of underground pipes and service lines. If a leak should occur, it is possible for gas to migrate into buildings, including those without natural gas service.

Emergency Phone Numbers

Call 911 - or - Washington Gas Emergency Leak Line: 703-750-1400 or 1-800-752-7520

Shenandoah Valley, Va., customers, call: 911, 540-869-1111 or 1-800-566-7436

Natural Gas Safety Scratch and Sniff Brochure

Information about using natural gas safely.

Natural Gas Safety Fact Brochure (English)

Natural Gas Safety Fact Brochure (Spanish)