News Releases
MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wednesday, April 19   April 18, 2017
Memphis Light, Gas and Water is governed by a five-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 Building...
MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wednesday, April 12   April 11, 2017
Memphis Light, Gas and Water is governed by a five-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 Building...
2016 Water Quality Report   April 5, 2017
Memphis is home to many unique treasures, but perhaps one of the most vital and coveted is its magnificent drinking water. Few cities in the world can boast water that is as pure, refreshing and tasteful as that found in our own hometown. While most of the world's drinking water originates from...
Site selection continues for community office   March 22, 2017
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division plans to relocate its North Community Office, 2424 Summer Ave, though it will no longer pursue a site on East Parkway, across from Overton Park, as a possibility. “We want our customers to be able to transact business with MLGW in an environment that i...
MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wednesday, March 22   March 20, 2017
Memphis Light, Gas and Water is governed by a five-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 Building...
MLGW Celebrates Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day on March 18   March 16, 2017
Memphis Light, Gas and Water will observe national Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day on Saturday, March 18. This is a time when communities such as ours give recognition to employees who provide a valuable asset by working to provide natural gas service safely and reliably to homes and busines...
MLGW to Close East/West Lanes on I-40 for Line Maintenance Sunday, March 5   March 3, 2017
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division will close all east and west bound travel lanes on I-40 between Sycamore View Road and the I-40 flyover/Sam Cooper interchange on Sunday, March 5 beginning at 6 a.m. This closure is necessary to perform maintenance on our existing overhead wireline crossing....
MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wednesday, March 1   February 28, 2017
Memphis Light, Gas and Water is governed by a five-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 Building...
Smart Talk: Smart Meter Update from President Collins   February 24, 2017
In the short video below, Jerry Collins Jr., MLGW President and CEO, gives an update on the status of the smart meter project and what it means for MLGW customers.     ...
MLGW Board Approves Share the Pennies Opt-Out Change   February 23, 2017
The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 on Wednesday in favor of program changes that will make its Share the Pennies an opt-out program instead of opt-in, which it currently is. The program change is expected to take effect Jan. 1, 2018. Prior to automatically enrollin...
MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wednesday, February 22   February 20, 2017
Memphis Light, Gas and Water is governed by a five-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 Building...
Water Valve Work at Lamar/Winchester Intersection on Feb. 12   February 10, 2017
Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division crews will be re-routing traffic at the Lamar Avenue/Winchester Road intersection on the evening of February 12 in order to re-locate a water valve on Lamar. Traffic control will begin late afternoon on February 12; the re-location is expected to start aroun...
Excel TSD to perform operations involving mercaptan   February 8, 2017
Public may smell a sulfuric odor Feb. 9, 2017 Excel TSD, a waste management and environmental services company located on President’s Island, will be performing an operational process that utilizes mercaptan on Feb. 9, 2017 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mercaptan is the same chemical odorant th...
MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wednesday, February 1   January 30, 2017
Memphis Light, Gas and Water is governed by a five-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 Building...
A Bright Year, A Brighter Future   January 25, 2017
  Although Memphis Light, Gas and Water has been in existence since 1939, its parent companies started more than 100 years ago. MLGW and the services we provide have come a long way since our beginnings not long after the Civil War. The city's first utility company was the Mem...
Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Randolph Donating $20,000 to Plus-1   January 23, 2017
Makes Seventh Donation to Families in Crisis Zach Randolph of the Memphis Grizzlies will donate $20,000 to Plus-1 on Monday, January 23. A check presentation is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA), 910 Vance Ave. After the presentation, Randolph will visit t...
MLGW to Perform Fire Flow Tests in Arlington   January 12, 2017
Public may see pressure variations, discolored water Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division will be conducting “fire flow tests” on the water system in Arlington Friday, January 13. The tests are requested by the I.S.O. (Insurance Services Office) for part of its Fire Suppression Rati...
MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wednesday, Jan. 18   January 11, 2017
Memphis Light, Gas and Water is governed by a five-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 Building...
MLGW Donates Electric Space Heaters and Blankets   January 4, 2017
100 Space Heaters, 100 Electric Blankets Available to Qualified Applicants MLGW is teaming up with the Neighborhood Christian Centers to assist qualified low-income seniors and physically challenged residents of Shelby County through the Power of Warmth Program. The MLGW program provides space h...
MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Thursday, January 5   January 4, 2017
Memphis Light, Gas and Water is governed by a five-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 Building...