MLGW water rates go up 3 percent, gas and electric hikes rejected

By , Daily Memphian Published: February 20, 2019 6:46 PM CT
<strong>Memphis City Council members rejected hikes in Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division gas and electric rates Tuesday and approved a one-year 3 percent rate hike in water rates that will show up on utility bills starting next month. </strong>(Daily Memphian file)

Memphis City Council members rejected hikes in Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division gas and electric rates Tuesday and approved a one-year 3 percent rate hike in water rates that will show up on utility bills starting next month. (Daily Memphian file)

The plan for multiyear MLGW gas, electric and water rate hikes was rejected Tuesday by the Memphis City Council. It's the second year the council has gone instead for smaller one-year rate hikes – this time a 3 percent hike in water rates starting next month.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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