Who provides public utility service in Murfreesboro?

Jan 09, 2020 at 11:00 am by Michelle Willard

Public utility service in Murfreesboro, Tennessee

If you are one of the approximate 15,000 people who move into Murfreesboro annually, then you're probably at a loss about where to start. Well, we're here to help.

Here is a list of all the public utilities and other services that are available in our modern times. This is who you call for electric service, water, internet service providers and the major cell phone carriers in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

If you are looking for public utilities for Smyrna or La Vergne, visit the Town of Smyrna website or La Vergne's Public Utility page.

As with most things these days, you can apply for service either in person or online with these providers.

Electricity in Murfreesboro

For now, electric service is provided by Murfreesboro Electric Department and Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation.

MED is owned and operated by the city of Murfreesboro. You will be required to pay a deposit of at least $300 to activate an account.

MTEMC requires up to a $300 deposit in cash, money order, electronic check, or credit/debit card from residential applicants depending upon a credit evaluation through a third-party source.

MTEMC is also offering fiber internet to some surrounding communities through United Communications.

Water in Murfreesboro

Like electricity, water service is divided between two providers, Murfreesboro Water Resources Department and Consolidated Utility District. MWRD Service Area map will help you which one is correct for your address. If you cannot locate your address, please call MWRD at 615-848-3209 or CUD at 615-893-7225.

Murfreesboro Water Resources requires a $40 non-refundable service fee will be applied to all new/transferred service requests. The fee can be paid in the office or applied to your first bill.

MWRD also manages the city's sewer system.

CUD requires one-time non-refundable $50 administrative fee will be included on the first water bill.

Drinking water from both services meet or exceed all Federal and State requirements for safe drinking.

Natural Gas in Murfreesboro

Natural gas is provided by Atmos Energy. You can find out more on its website.

Cable, internet, phones in Murfreesboro

Cable television service, telephones and internet is provided by both Comcast Xfinity (xfinity.com) and AT&T (att.com).

Cellular service is provided by Sprint, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Comcast and a host of other providers.

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