Clearwater Gas System (CGS) is owned and operated as an enterprise utility by the City of Clearwater and operates over 800 miles of underground gas main and handles the supply and distribution of both Natural and Propane (LP) gas throughout northern Pinellas County and western Pasco County.
As a “full service” gas utility, CGS provides gas appliance sales and service, construction and maintenance of underground gas mains and service lines, and 24 hour response to any gas emergency call within the service area. Clearwater Gas System is regulated for safety by the Florida Public Service Commission and the Federal Department of Transportation. CGS has been serving customers in the Clearwater area for over 75 years (since 1923) when operations were begun with a manufactured gas plant operation. In 1959, when natural gas transmission lines were extended to peninsular Florida, CGS discontinued the manufacturing of gas and began receiving piped natural gas from Florida Gas Transmission.