About Water & Light

General Information

The East Grand Forks Water and Light is a municipal utility serving the residents of East Grand Forks with electricity and water since 1909. With a staff of 27 hard-working men and women, we are committed to supplying safe, reliable utilities to our residents.


  • Distributing electricity that is purchased from Western Area Power Administration and Minnesota Municipal Power Agency
  • Distributing the water to the residents and businesses
  • Maintaining a professional and friendly relationship with our customers
  • Maintaining all water and electric distribution lines
  • Producing potable water from the Red Lake River
  • Reading meters and billing out electric and water usage