Public utilities are required to notify the City prior to commencement of work on any City street. This does not always happen, but the City encourages residents to contact the City with questions about utility works in our neighborhoods. Additionally, emergency numbers for the utilities are provided below.

Emergency Contact Numbers for Utilities

Call 1-877-737-2662 or visit PEPCO's web site to report outages or broken streetlights
Please call 911 to report downed wires or life-threatening emergencies
Read about PEPCO's tree maintenance practices here

Washington Gas
For a natural gas emergency, call 911 then the Washington Gas Emergency Line: 844-WASHGAS (844-927-4427) and select option 1

Water or sewer emergencies can be reported using the WSSC mobile app, by email, or by calling (301) 206-4002.

1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)

1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966) or (410) 265-0577

  1. Public Works

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