Smell Gas? Act Fast! It's best to be safe: If you smell gas right now—don't touch or turn off your computer leave the area! After you go some place away from the odor, call 9-1-1.




There’s even more you can do to keep the learning going during your class’s gas safety and awareness lessons.  

BGE e-SMARTkids Teacher Resources
Order FREE materials that meet Maryland Academic Standards and can be easily integrated into your regular curriculum. Download kid-friendly classroom newsletters. Plus explore curriculum-based games and videos and access helpful resources like an Energy Glossary and Energy FAQs.

Check out BGE’s natural gas safety contest “Who is Captain Mercaptan?” for elementary schools in BGE’s service area for a  chance to help your school win up to $10,000.

Washington Gas Energy Efficiency for Children
Download two FREE children’s booklets (K-1 and Grades 2-6) that introduce kids to natural gas and energy efficiency through fun, colorful characters and activities.

Common Ground Alliance: Call 811 Kids
Help teach kids the importance of calling 811 to have underground gas lines and other buried utilities marked before you dig with a FREE fun-filled video featuring the adventures of the Michael, Jenny and a magical pirate!

Learn more about 811/Safe Digging on this site.