MLGW MLGW Current News Releases http://www.mlgw.com/news/ December 3, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting 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 (u... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_boarddec52018 November 18, 2018: Rusty Water Info Early Sunday morning, MLGW had an equipment issue at our Mallory Pumping Station which resulted in some of our customers experiencing water quality issues.  This has caused some reddish/brownish water in our water distribution system. We have isolate... http://www.mlgw.com/news/News_rustywaternov2018 November 16, 2018: MLGW online billing changes start Sunday, Nov. 18  About 73,000 customers who pay their utility bills online utilizing a checking or savings account will be affected by a new change in MLGW’s billing system. The change starts Sunday, Nov. 18.  Customers making a one-time payment must select ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_onlinebillingnovember2018 November 15, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting 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 (u... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_board111918 November 14, 2018: MLGW Exceeds Goals for Liquefied Natural Gas Sales  MLGW surpassed its goal of $5 million in liquefied natural gas sales revenue this year. As of November 1, LNG sales reached $5.5 million with year-end projections on pace to hit $6 million. On average, MLGW sells about 900,000 gallons of LNG per month. ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_111418 November 6, 2018: MLGW offers uninterrupted service to Seniors 60+  and disabled customers As winter approaches, MLGW wants to ensure uninterrupted service to its senior (60+) and disabled customers.  The Winter Moratorium program has been in place for over two decades and prevents cutoffs for registered customers during the months of D... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_nov62018 November 5, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting 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 (u... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_BMnov72018 November 2, 2018: MLGW street repair project date extended until the end of next week Memphis Light, Gas and Water crews are continuing water main leak repairs and are working as quickly and safely as possible to get the road back open between Raines Road and 3961 Pilot Drive (near Swift Transportation).   If the weather allows, re... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_nov22018 November 1, 2018: MLGW water main repair project to close eastbound traffic on Macon Rd. A Memphis Light, Gas and Water crew will close all eastbound lanes of traffic at 3923 Macon Road from Maria Street to Graham Street for major repairs from a split water main leak.     The area will be closed for an estimated 10 hours or until... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_nov1watermain2018 November 1, 2018: MLGW street repair project will close part of Pilot Dr. until Monday, Nov. 5 A Memphis Light, Gas and Water crew will close the area between Raines Road and 3961 Pilot Drive, (near Swift Transportation) to make extensive street repairs from a water main leak.     The area will be closed until Monday morning, November ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_MLGWnov12018 October 29, 2018: MLGW to perform maintenance involving mercaptan Public may smell a sulfuric odor at some point today  MLGW crews will be performing maintenance on a gas main in the area of Navy Rd. and Raleigh Millington Rd.  This planned work will require some natural gas to be vented into the atmosphere... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_mercapt_oct2018 October 18, 2018: MLGW Hosts 6th Annual A-Blazing Race Solar Car Event at the University of Memphis MLGW is once again hosting its Annual “A-Blazing Race” on Friday, October 19, 2018 at the University of Memphis Herff College of Engineering located at the corner of Zach Curlin Street and Norriswood Avenue. The A-Blazing Race promotes MLGW&rs... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_ablaze2018 October 15, 2018: MLGW underground electrical project will last through June 2019 Memphis Light Gas and Water has begun an underground Electrical Retrofit project that will affect some streets and cause occasional power outages in certain areas. The work will affect residents at three locations: Blacksmith Drive, Circle Road and Braden... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_undergroundproject2018 October 15, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Oct. 17 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 (u... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_boardoct2018b October 11, 2018: MLGW crews headed to Florida for hurricane aid  MLGW crews are preparing to assist with disaster relief in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. Two crews are leaving Friday, October 12 for Tallahassee, Florida, to help with restoration efforts. They will leave MLGW’s North Ser... http://www.mlgw.com/news/Newsoct112018 October 5, 2018: MLGW Recognizes Public Power Week Oct. 7-13 Public power utilities across the U.S. celebrate Public Power Week the first full week of October every year.  Memphis Light, Gas and Water is among the 2,011 community-owned utility companies and a proud member of the American Public Power Associ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_ppw2018 September 28, 2018: MLGW helps customers with minor, energy-saving home repairs to observe Customer Service Week A team of more than 100 MLGW volunteers will caulk and weather strip windows and doors on Oct. 4 at the homes of customers who often can’t afford such repairs. On Thursday, Oct. 4, MLGW will work with 20 pre-selected homes in the Riverview/Kansas ar... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_csw2018 October 1, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting 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 (u... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_bmsept32018 September 20, 2018: Excel TSD to Perform Maintenance Involving Mercaptan Public may smell a sulfuric odor in the air Memphis waste management service, Excel TSD, will perform routine maintenance involving mercaptan on Thursday, September 20, on President’s Island. Mercaptan is a strong chemical odorant that MLGW ad... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_sept20mercap September 14, 2018: MLGW crews not needed in North Carolina for storm relief MLGW crews were geared up to assist with disaster relief in North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Two crews were set to leave September 15 for New Bern, N.C. to help North Carolina Electric.  The mayor of New Bern has expressed hi... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_crewtocarolina September 14, 2018: MLGW crews headed to North Carolina for hurricane aid MLGW crews are gearing up to assist with disaster relief in North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Two crews are leaving September 15 for New Bern, N.C. to help North Carolina Electric. They will leave MLGW’s North Service Center (10... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_carolinasept September 14, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting 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 (u... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_bmsept202018 September 11, 2018: MLGW crews working on Poplar Avenue near Reddoch Cove this week MLGW gas crews will be working on Poplar Avenue near Reddoch Cove (two blocks from South Yates Road), 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., through Friday, performing maintenance work. Drivers are advised to use caution as maintenance crews will be working at the eastbou... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_poplarreddoch September 10, 2018: We all can help with the ‘necessities’ campaign Tampon and pads are a necessity and not a luxury for young ladies as they grow into womanhood. Many girls, as young as 11 are missing school in Shelby County because they do not have the proper ‘necessities’ but working together, we can help t... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_necessities2018 September 9, 2018: Equipment failure causes outages in Downtown Memphis Shortly after 10 a.m. today, MLGW experienced an equipment failure within its electrical system affecting several substations in Downtown Memphis. Approximately 15,000 customers were affected by power outages due to this failure. Customers affe... http://www.mlgw.com/news/News_sept92018 September 7, 2018: MLGW Utility Customers: Doxo.com Warning  Several MLGW customers have recently used a third-party online bill paying service which has resulted in extra service fees and delayed payments. While Doxo.com uses MLGW’s logo and captures MLGW’s website homepage, Doxo.com is not an autho... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_doxo August 30, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting 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 ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_board_sept52018 August 29, 2018: MLGW continues gas line replacement in the Midtown area MLGW is installing a new gas system in the Midtown area on Peabody Ave., from Bellevue to Kimbrough. This $1.1 million underground project began on June 11 and will continue until February 2019.  The installation is a part of MLGW’s 30-year ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_mercapinmidtowntoday2018a August 27, 2018: MLGW to perform maintenance involving natural gas Public may smell a sulfuric odor on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. MLGW will be performing routine maintenance on a gas main just north of Southern and just east of East Parkway.  This planned work will require some natural gas to be vented t... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_merc_aug27 August 21, 2018: MLGW to perform maintenance involving mercaptan Public may smell a sulfuric odor on Tuesday MLGW will be performing maintenance on a gas main in the area of Airways and I-240 near the NonConnah creek.  This planned replacement work will require some natural gas to be vented to the atmosphere to... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_mercaptanaugust2118 August 17, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting: Wednesday August 22, 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 ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_boardmeetingaugust222018 August 15, 2018: MLGW and TVA partner to give back at local food bank MLGW and TVA are showing their commitment to giving back to the Mid-South community. On Wednesday, August 15 at 1 p.m., employees from the two organizations will sort through canned food donations and prepare boxes for needy families at the Mid-South Food... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_foodbankaugust2018 August 9, 2018: MLGW promotes National Call 811 Day Encouraging customers to call Tennessee811 hotline before digging Some numbers you should know by heart. “811” is one of them. National 811 Day is  August 11 (8/11) and reminds the public that you should call 811 before you or your con... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_8112018day August 6, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting: Wednesday August 8, 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 ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_board8818 August 2, 2018: Pilot Safety Inspection Program Begins August 6 To ensure gas appliance safety, MLGW offers Pilot Safety Inspections through February 28, 2019. Customers are encouraged to begin scheduling appointments on August 8. Inspection appointments during the month of September are free. After September 30, insp... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_pilot2018 July 30, 2018: MLGW Warns Commercial Customers of Spoofing Telephone Payment Scam MLGW is warning customers about a new telephone payment scam involving caller ID spoofing and MoneyPak cards. Crooks threaten to turn off utility service, telling small business owners and individuals to purchase a MoneyPak card and to call 888-458-8819 t... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_spoofjuly2018 July 19, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wednesday, July 25 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 ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_boardjuly252018 July 19, 2018: MLGW continues climb in J.D. Power Survey For the second consecutive year, Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division posted gains in the annual J.D. Power & Associates Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Survey. The utility climbed 18 points to best its highest ranking in ten years... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_JDpowerjuly2018 July 19, 2018: MLGW to perform gas maintenance work tonight at Poplar and Estate Drive A Memphis Light Gas and Water Gas Distribution crew will close the east bound curb lane on the south side of Poplar Avenue and Estate Drive tonight. The area will be closed from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Thursday to perform gas maintenance work. Motorists are ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_july182018 July 6, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wednesday, July 11 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 ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_board_july112018 July 5, 2018: MLGW Implementing New Security Measures on July 10  Visitors and customers will be subject to new security measures, utilizing metal detectors and hand-held devices, at Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division five community offices, the David F. Hansen Administration Building on Main Street and Joyce M. Blac... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_newsecuritymeasures2018 July 2, 2018: MLGW Begins Cast Iron Replacement Project on Channel 3 Drive and Kansas Street Memphis Light, Gas and Water’s Gas Distribution has begun a construction project on Channel 3 Drive and Kansas Street that will be completed by late September 2018. The following areas will be closed; Channel 3 Drive and Kansas Street south of We... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_castjuly2 June 27, 2018: MLGW Activates Hazardous Weather Program for Extreme Heat Memphis Light, Gas and Water will implement its Hazardous Weather Conditions Program effective Thursday, June 28 at 8:30 a.m. With a minimum payment of $250 plus applicable fees, residential customers can re-establish or avoid disconnection of services... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_activatesweatherprogram2018 June 25, 2018: MLGW restores power to more than 30,000 Approximately 4,600 remain without power   (June 25, 2018- 3:30 p.m.) More than 30,000 customers have been restored since storms rolled through Memphis and Shelby County and knocked-out power to 35,000 MLGW customers this weekend. Currently, about ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_stormjune252018330 June 24, 2018: MLGW will continue restoration efforts into the evening Approximately 10,000 remain without power (June 24, 2018- 5:30 p.m.) MLGW crews will continue restoration efforts this evening and overnight. Early Sunday morning storms caused additional outages and stormy weather is predicted for this this evening an... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_junestorm2018_3 June 24, 2018: Overnight storms cause additional outages: Restoration efforts continue today (June 24, 2018- 8:30 a.m.) MLGW crews will continue restoration efforts today. Overnight storms caused additional outages and predicted stormy weather later today will slow down restoration efforts. More than 23,000 customers have been restored since t... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_June242018_830 June 24, 2018: Storm restoration efforts continue into the evening Extensive damage to electric system; Almost half restored (June 23, 2018- 5 p.m.) MLGW crews continue restoration efforts after storms moved through Shelby County Saturday morning. This morning’s storm caused extensive damage to our electric syst... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_storm_june235pm June 23, 2018: Morning storms cause extensive damage to electric system: 35,000 affected by outages (June 23, 2018- 12:30 p.m.)  Morning storms moved through MLGW’s service territory Saturday causing extensive damage to our electric system. Consequently, almost 35,000 customers lost power.  MLGW crews are presently conducting ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_StormJune23_1 June 22, 2018: Water main break causes lane closures on Poplar Ave. A water main break on Poplar Ave., eastbound between Lafayette and Holmes in front of East High School has caused lane closures this afternoon. Traffic is down to one lane.  Drivers are urged to use caution and take an alternative route to avoid t... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_6222018 June 21, 2018: MLGW to Perform Maintenance Involving Mercaptan Public may smell a sulfuric odor in the air MLGW will be performing routine maintenance at two locations  today involving mercaptan: Ridgeway, just north of Bill Morris Pkwy that began around 8 a.m.; and Outland Rd, just north of E. Raines beginni... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_mercjune212018 June 18, 2018: Low Utility Rates and Exceptional Value Continue in Memphis Memphis continues its commitment to low rates and great value. This is the sixth year Memphis Light, Gas and Water has earned the top spot for having the lowest combined typical winter residential bill among selected cities across the country. Last yea... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_survey2018 June 18, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Thurs., June 21 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 ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_june212018board June 18, 2018: MLGW to Temporarily Close Ayers for Water Installation Project Memphis Light, Gas and Water will temporarily shut down Ayers from Poplar to Mosby one night each week for a water service installation project. The work is scheduled to begin June 18–23, from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.  Barricades will be set ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_tempayers June 12, 2018: Share the Pennies Application Intake Opens June 19  Online-only applications accepted for weatherization program  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 MLGW and MI... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_Shareopens2018 June 8, 2018: Memphis residential utility bills rank the lowest in cost for the sixth straight year Since 2013, Memphis has earned the top spot for having the lowest combined typical winter residential bill among selected cities across the country. The largest three-service municipal utility system in the nation, MLGW delivers electricity, natural ga... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_RateSurvey2018 June 7, 2018: MLGW to Perform Maintenance Involving Mercaptan Public may smell a sulfuric odor in the air MLGW will be performing routine maintenance involving mercaptan at a few natural gas facilities today, June 7, around 11 a.m.  The planned work areas are west of Airways Blvd, north of the TN/MS state... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_mercJune7 May 30, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wed., June 6 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 othe... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_june62018 May 29, 2018: MLGW to Perform Repair Work on Several Streets for Various Projects Memphis Light Gas and Water will be working in three areas across the city for construction projects that will begin Tuesday, May 29, through the end of August 2018. The first area will be Allenby Road from Farmington Road to Westfair Circle. The secon... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_mlgwwork2018projects May 23, 2018: MLGW to Perform Gas Construction Involving Mercaptan between Shady Grove and Quince Road MLGW will be working on a gas main replacement job beginning at 6:30 am on Thursday, May 24, 2018.  The work will take place in a general area just west of I-240 between the boundaries of Shady Grove and Quince. This planned replacement work will ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_mercaptanmay2018may23 May 21, 2018: MLGW to Perform Maintenance Involving Mercaptan Public may smell a sulfuric odor on Monday, 5/21/2018 This morning, MLGW will be replacing a gas main along the Poplar corridor, south of Park. This planned replacement work will last a few hours and requires some natural gas to be vented to the atmosp... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_mercaptanMay212018 May 17, 2018: Utility scammers targeting non-profit organizations and small business customers Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division has received reports of scam calls targeting non-profit organizations and small businesses. The scammers are calling from 844-766- 8418 and threaten to disconnect services if payment isn’t made. While MLGW ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/utility-scammers-targeting-non-profit-organizations-small-business May 15, 2018: MLGW to perform maintenance involving Mercaptan   Public may smell a sulfuric odor this morning.   MLGW will be performing routine maintenance at its Outland Gas Gate station in the area south of Winchester, east of Lamar. This routine work is currently ongoing and will last until no... http://www.mlgw.com/news/mlgw-to-perform-maintenance-involving-mercaptan May 11, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wed., May 16 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 othe... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_boardwedmay162018 May 7, 2018: MLGW to close Intersection Overnight at Highland and Walnut Grove for Gas Main Work Monday, May 7, 2018 Memphis Light Gas and Water will close the intersection of Highland Street and Walnut Grove Road tonight May 7, from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m., Tuesday morning.  The closure is necessary to install a new gas main. Motorists are advised to use an altern... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_WalnutclosedMay2018 May 7, 2018: MLGW donates air conditioners and hosts Senior Services Expo: 225 units for low-income seniors Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division and Neighborhood Christian Center are teaming up once again to “Play It Cool.” The annual initiative provides window airconditioning units to qualified low-income seniors and disabled residents of Shelby C... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_sr_expo2018 May 4, 2018: MLGW repair work to take place in several areas across Memphis over the next few months  MLGW has several gas cast iron replacement projects planned for the summer months. MLGW’s Gas Construction and Maintenance area began work on Thomas Street (Highway 51) from Firestone to Plum Avenue for cast iron replacement this week. This proje... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_gascastseveralmonths May 3, 2018: MLGW 2017 Water Quality Report Available Online The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division 2017 Water Quality Report is available online on MLGW’s website. Customers can view the 2017 Water Quality Report online at mlgw.com/waterquality. Customers can also request a paper copy of the report by ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_2017WQR May 2, 2018: MLGW to perform maintenance involving Mercaptan Public may smell a sulfuric odor today MLGW is performing routine maintenance at its Germantown Gate station on the west side of Germantown Parkway just south of Rockcreek Parkway involving Mercaptan beginning around 9 a.m. and lasting until approximat... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_mercaptanMay2018 April 30, 2018: MLGW Truck Accident Temporarily Closes Hwy 51 at Fite Road while Clean Up Continues MLGW is currently working to clear an accident that has all northbound traffic lanes blocked from Hwy 51 to Fite Road. The accident happened at approximately 10:30 a.m. when an MLGW dump truck filled with gravel flipped over on its side. There were no ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_truckaccidentapril2018 April 27, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wed., May 2 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 othe... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_wedmay22018 April 25, 2018: MLGW to close westbound travel lanes at 3850 Poplar for repair work Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division will close all westbound travel lanes between Galloway and Deloach at 3850 Poplar for the remainder of today, April 25. This closure is necessary to perform a water main repair. Motorists are encouraged to take an ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_laneclosures_3850Poplar April 19, 2018: Local Blacks in Energy Organization Awards Scholarships to Minority Students Three minority high school students are set to receive funding for college from the Tennessee Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE). The local chapter will award a total of $7,500 in scholarships at a reception dinner on Friday, A... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_april192018 April 12, 2018: MLGW to hold Gas Safety Awareness Day April 13 at Lowe’s Stores, part of National Safe Digging Month Memphis Light, Gas and Water will team up with Lowe’s Home Improvement Stores in Memphis and Shelby County to promote natural gas safety awareness and “Call 811 Before You Dig” on Friday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The natural gas... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_gassafetylowesapril13 April 12, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wed., April 18 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 othe... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_41818 April 10, 2018: Memphis Light, Gas and Water to Host 9th Annual Exceleron Users Conference Exceleron Software has selected Memphis as the site of its 9th annual Exceleron Users Conference, April 29 through May 1. Memphis Light, Gas, and Water (MLGW), which relies on Exceleron’s MyUsage platform to offer prepay accounts, will be the host u... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_9thexel April 2, 2018: MLGW Observes 50 Seconds of Silence Memphis Light, Gas and Water will observe 50 Seconds of Silence on Tuesday, April 3, to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. At 11:30 a.m., employees will gather at the Administration Building, 220 S. Main, on the Second Street entrance... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_MLKObserve50seconds March 29, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Thurs., April 5 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 othe... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_boardthursdayapril52018 March 27, 2018: TVA Invests $1 Million in MLGW’s Share the Pennies Home Weatherization Program The Tennessee Valley Authority announced plans to invest in the new Share the Pennies Home Weatherization Program for low income residents in Memphis and Shelby County.  The program is sponsored by Memphis Light, Gas and Water and Metropolitan Inte... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_TVAinvestsinsharethepennies March 27, 2018: 2018 Austin Water National Survey Ranks MLGW among the Best in Rates and Charges A recent national survey was conducted by Austin Water for bill and rate comparisons in selected U.S. Cities. MLGW ranked among the lowest in three categories; Residential –Combined, Commercial Class-Water and Commercial Class-Wastewater only. ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_watersrurveybest2018 March 19, 2018: Swearing-In Ceremony for J.T. Young Mayor Jim Strickland will conduct the official swearing-in of J.T. Young on Tuesday, March 20 at 11:30 a.m. in the Board Room of the MLGW Administration Building located at 220 S. Main. Young became President and CEO of Memphis Light, Gas and Water on ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/Swearing-In-Ceremony-for-JT-Young March 19, 2018: MLGW welcomes new President and CEO J.T. Young President and CEO J.T. Young joined MLGW in 2018 and is the 11th President to lead the utility. Young’s diverse utility experience includes customer service, marketing, sales, risk management, information technology, finance and supply chain ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_MLGWwelcomesnewpresident March 16, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wed., March 21 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 othe... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_board32118 March 14, 2018: MLGW Warns Customers of Potential Green Dot Scam Memphis Light, Gas and Water is again warning customers about a scam involving utility payments. Customers have reported receiving calls from representatives claiming to be MLGW. The caller requests a payment from the customer and threatens to disconnect ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_warninggreendotscam March 5, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wed., March 7 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 othe... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_march72018board February 19, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wed., Feb. 21 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 othe... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_boardfeb2118 February 8, 2018: Black History Forum Pushes the Conversation on Jobs in Energy and Automation The Tennessee Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE) will host an Energy Matters Black History forum entitled Preparing for Future Jobs in Energy and Automation on Friday, Feb. 9, 8:30 a.m. at Southwest Tennessee Community College&... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_blackhistoryforum February 6, 2018: MLGW Warns Commercial Customers about Scammer Calls Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division is once again warning commercial customers about spoof calls from scammers who are claiming to be MLGW representatives. Scammers have spoofed the number for MLGW’s Commercial Resource Center, 901-528-4270, ... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_feb62018 January 31, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wed., Feb. 7 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 othe... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_bmfeb72017 January 22, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wed., Jan. 24 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 othe... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_board12418 January 17, 2018: MLGW Phone Carrier Issues Resolved 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 le... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_phoneissuesresolved2018 January 16, 2018: TVA Issues Power Supply Alert 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 reach... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_tvacurtailjan2018 January 16, 2018: MLGW Phone Carrier Issues 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.... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_phoneissuesjan162018 January 11, 2018: MLGW Prepared for Possible Snow, Icy Conditions 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 a... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_winterweatherjan112018 January 11, 2018: Chief Financial Officer to Serve as MLGW Chief Utility Officer 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... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_CUODanaJeans January 5, 2018: Home Weatherization Program Applications Open to Shelby County Homeowners 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 fo... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_sharepenniesopens2018 January 3, 2018: The Power of Warmth 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 lo... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_Power1118 January 3, 2018: MLGW Board Meeting Schedule/Agenda - Wed., Jan. 3 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 othe... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_board_010318 January 1, 2018: Cold weather safety tips for your home 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 tu... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_watertipsgastips2018 January 1, 2018: TVA requests voluntary curtailment of electricity 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 th... http://www.mlgw.com/news/news_MLGWTVAjan12018