News Releases
MLGW Phone Carrier Issues Resolved   January 17, 2018
MLGW phone carrier issues experienced on Tuesday evening have been resolved. Emergency lines are fully operational. Customers with emergencies can resume calling MLGW’s emergency line at 901-528-4465.  Emergencies are considered to be gas leaks, downed electrical lines, burst water pi...
TVA Issues Power Supply Alert   January 16, 2018
Tennessee Valley Authority has initiated its Electric Load Curtailment Plan (ELCP) Step 20 of the TVA/TVPPA Emergency Load Curtailment Program, starting at 3 p.m. today. Artic cold temperatures have moved into the service territory with temperatures reaching the teens and with wind chills below zer...
MLGW Phone Carrier Issues   January 16, 2018
MLGW is experiencing problems with its phone carrier. This problem has caused our emergency lines to be down. Until the issue is resolved, customers are to call 901-213-1365 for emergencies....
MLGW Prepared for Possible Snow, Icy Conditions   January 11, 2018
With the strong possibility of ice and sleet accumulation in the Memphis and Shelby County area starting early Friday morning, MLGW is taking precautions to ensure that utility services will remain as reliable as possible. In the event of outages, crews are on hand to respond as quickly and safely ...
Chief Financial Officer to Serve as MLGW Chief Utility Officer   January 11, 2018
MLGW President and CEO Jerry Collins Jr. will retire from MLGW on January 31, 2018. Collins has served as President and CEO since 2007. Effective February 1, 2018, Dana Jeanes, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will serve as the Chief Utility Officer until the new MLGW President and CE...
Home Weatherization Program Applications Open to Shelby County Homeowners   January 5, 2018
Online-only applications accepted for qualified residents starting Jan. 9  Homeowners who need attic insulation, broken window replacements, HVAC, water heater and other repairs to make their homes more energy efficient, are encouraged to apply for MIFA and MLGW’s Share the Pennies Ho...
The Power of Warmth   January 3, 2018
MLGW Donates Electric Space Heaters and Blankets & Hosts Senior Services Expo 100 Space Heaters, 100 Electric Blankets Available to Qualified Applicants MLGW is once again teaming up with the Neighborhood Christian Centers to assist qualified low-income seniors and disabled residents of S...
MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wed., Jan. 3   January 3, 2018
Memphis Light, Gas and Water is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners who are appointed by the Mayor of the City of Memphis. Public Board of Commissioners Meetings are held at 1:00 p.m., the first and third Wednesday of each month (unless otherwise noted), at MLGW Administration Buildin...
Cold weather safety tips for your home   January 1, 2018
Water Pipes: Water pipes can burst anytime temperatures are below freezing. A burst water pipe or water heater is considered to be an emergency situation and could pose a danger of flooding the building. Customers should open cabinet doors and turn water to a slow drip to prevent pipes fro...
TVA requests voluntary curtailment of electricity   January 1, 2018
A Power Supply Alert is in effect for the Tennessee Valley Authority Service Territory. TVA has initiated its Electric Load Curtailment Plan (ELCP) Step 20 of the TVA/TVPPA Emergency Load Curtailment Program. This plan requires all customers in the TVA service territory to conserve their us...