The City of Rockport Public Works' Natural Gas Distribution Department services, maintains, and inspects approximately 175 miles of natural gas pipelines that service Rockport, Fulton, and Aransas County, extending south to City by the Sea and north to Lamar. There are over 5280 service connections to the natural gas distribution system. The gas department also services, maintains, and inspects 5 city “gates” or distribution stations and 7 district regulator stations. Other duties include gas line and meter installations, leak investigations and repairs, requests for new service connections and service disconnections, and monthly meter reading. The Gas department works under the regulatory guidelines and requirements of the Texas Railroad Commission, which includes periodic safety inspections of the distribution system and an annual audit of the system.
In case of an imminent threat to life and property or other emergency, please dial 9-1-1.
For problems with streets or gas, sewer or water utilities, please call (361) 790-1160 during regular business hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. For service after hours and on weekends, telephone (361) 729-1111.