Memphis Light, Gas, & Water

The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division (MLGW) is Tennessee’s municipal public utility serving Memphis and Shelby County. The MLGW is the country’s largest utility supplier, which currently provides not only water but also electricity and natural gas for about 781,492 residents living in the Memphis City and Shelby County area. Established in 1939, the MLGW collects ground water from the Memphis aquifer beneath Shelby County, and it operates an artesian well system consisting 10 water pumping stations and more than 175 wells.

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Memphis City Drinking Water Quality

Consumer Confidence Water Quality Reports

Under the authority of the Safe Drinking Water Act, the EPA requires Memphis Light, Gas, & Water to assess local water quality each year and distribute a Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report. At WaterZen, we review these reports and make the information available, in a concise, straightforward, and easy-to-understand way.

Copper & Lead Report (2018)

B

WaterZen Rating

Lead and copper levels in the drinking water of some cities across the United States are too high, potentially creating public-health issues for the people living in those areas.

What about Memphis Water? How much lead and copper are in your drinking water? And how do those levels compare to other cities in the state? We examined data from hundreds of cities across the nation to understand and grade your water quality.

As you can see, Memphis Water received an above-average grade because the amounts of contaminants found in the water supply were lower than most other water providers we've analyzed.

Copper & Lead Report (2018)

B

WaterZen Rating

Lead and copper levels in the drinking water of some cities across the United States are too high, potentially creating public-health issues for the people living in those areas.

What about Memphis Water? How much lead and copper are in your drinking water? And how do those levels compare to other cities in the state? We examined data from hundreds of cities across the nation to understand and grade your water quality.

As you can see, Memphis Water received an above-average grade because the amounts of contaminants found in the water supply were lower than most other water providers we've analyzed.

Contact Memphis Light, Gas, & Water Customer Service

Have a Question, Issue or Comment?

Main Customer Service

Physical Address:
220 South Main St.
Memphis, Tennessee 38103

901-544-6549
waterlab@mlgw.org

Emergency (24 hours - broken water main or pipeline, etc.)
901-528-4465

Pay Your Memphis Water Bill

Already have an account?

If you already have an account, you just need to login to the Memphis Water site. Memphis Water accepts credit cards, debit, and direct deposit. Click here to login.

Want to create a new account?

You can create a new account on the Memphis Water website. Once you create the account, you can setup payment with credit, debit, or direct deposit. Click here to create an account.

Want to pay without an account?

You can make a one-time payment without creating an account. You will need to have your credit or debit card in order to make the one time payment. Click here to make a one time payment.

How to Start Memphis Water Service

Starting Your Service

When you move to a new home in Memphis City, you'll most likely already have running water, but you'll still need to set up water service with the Memphis Water. Luckily, Memphis has made it pretty simple with the following online form. Starting service generally takes just two business days.

Click here to fill out a Start Service Form.

Stopping Your Service

When you move out of a home in Memphis City, you'll need to stop your water service with the Memphis Water, so you don't keep getting billed. Simply fill out the following online form. Stopping service normally takes just two business days.

Click here to fill out a Stop Service Form.

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