Emergency Contacts

Alert System
Register to receive messages from the County’s Employee Alert system. This is the primary method for receiving information if there are weather-related closings and delays. Register your work and personal email addresses, cell phones and PDAs here or from the AC Source home page.
Call 703-228-0626 on weekdays to listen to a recorded message about the County’s status.
We expect to announce Tuesday’s open status Monday evening. You can stay informed during the storm by checking the County’s Newsroom page. If you have questions, contact your supervisor.

Who to Call
Power outages: Dominion Virginia Power, 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357), or 1-888-667-3000.
Check on your neighbors, especially the elderly and folks with disabilities
Natural gas emergencies: Washington Gas 703-750-1400 or 800-752-7520. If you smell gas, leave and call 9-1-1. Washington Gas Safety Page
Trees Down: 703-228-6525
Street flooding, water, sewer and storm-sewer: 703-228-6555 (emergency hotline)
(Note: During high rains, call volume is often greater than normal. Operators will respond to your call as soon as they can.)
Traffic signal outages: 703-228-6511
Community assistance: If you are without power, out of food, need shelter or any number of vital services, call 703-228-1300 to get connected to people and organizations that can help.
You can also dial 2-1-1 from any phone.
For life-threatening emergencies, always call 9-1-1.

Abandoned vehicle on a county street: 703-228-4144
Abandoned bicycle: 703-228-4057 (Give exact location, description, and how long it’s been there)

Animal Removal
For dead animals:
Reporting dead animal and request removal, call the Animal Welfare League of Arlington at 703-931-9241.
For live animals: https://www.animalcontrolsolutions.com/virginia/arlington-wildlife-removal.html

Arlington Search App and Emergencies
Use the Arlington Virginia app on your mobile device for many services: search apps for “ArlingtonVA”
Sign up for Arlington Alert – A great way to stay informed and receive timely information during emergencies. Get more info at www.arlingtonalert.com.

Suspicious activity/non-emergency: 703-558-2222
Online reporting: http://police.arlingtonva.us/online-police-reporting-system/
Crime prevention services (security assessments/ literature):  703-228-4057 or hhurlock@arlingtonva.us
Online crime mapping tool: http://www.raidsonline.com/?address=Arlington,VA

Street Light Outages & Potholes
Street light outage: 703-228-6570
(Give exact location and pole number)
For filling street pot holes, call 703-228-6570) or file on
web site https://topics.arlingtonva.us/reportproblem/

Storm Clean-up and Services Contacts
Arlington Storm Center
Water, sewer, storm sewer problems: 703-228-6570 (Mon. thru Fri. from 8am-5pm)
Brush pick up, bulky items pick up, or report missed trash pick up: 703-228-6570
Sidewalks, potholes: 703-228-6570 (Mon. thru Fri. from 8am-5pm)
Trash and recycling: 703-228-6570 (Mon. thru Fri. from 8am-5pm)
Sports cancellations (fields and leagues): 703-228-4715.