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Welcome To Washington Gas

For 160 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.

Budget Plan

Managing a household budget can be a challenge. Our Budget Plan provides the advantage of spreading winter heating costs over the entire year. Here's how it works:

  • We calculate your average monthly payment based on historical natural gas usage, adjusted for normal weather, and projected gas costs.

  • During the year, we periodically review your account to determine that the monthly estimate is on target. Each month, your bill will show actual gas usage and bill amounts, along with budget installments, so you can review the information regularly.  Adjustments may be made for Maryland and Virginia accounts during the year.  Accounts in the District may only be adjusted at the end of the 12-month budget cycle.

Your twelfth monthly bill will reflect the last installment of your budget cycle -- adjusted for the difference between actual and budgeted gas usage. Overpayments are credited to your account unless a refund is requested. If you use more gas than you pay for, you owe the company the difference.

The Budget Plan is designed as a year-round program, so we encourage you to stay on it for a full 12-month billing cycle to realize the potential benefits.

To enroll in the Budget Plan, you can sign up over the phone by calling (703) 750-7944, complete and return the enrollment application in our Payment Plans & Services Brochure or enroll online.

Please note, your account must be current in order to enroll.