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Posted on: August 28, 2023

ELMWSA Wins Best of Region in Water Taste-off Competition

Congratulations East Lansing Meridian Water & Sewer Authority: 2023 Regional Water Taste-off Winners

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing congratulates the East Lansing Meridian Water and Sewer Authority (ELMWSA) for winning the 2023 American Water Works Association Mount Pleasant Regional Water Taste-off Competition. 

ELMWSA serves the residents of East Lansing and Meridian Township with their drinking water supply. 

“Residents of East Lansing and Meridian Township can now say they have some of the best tasting tap water in the state!” ELMWSA Manager Joel Martinez said. 

ELMWSA will now compete at the 2023 American Water Works Michigan Section Annual Conference Taste-off in Port Huron on Sept. 13. ELMWSA is competing against the City of Ann Arbor, the City of Kalamazoo and the Village of Mancelona. The winner will be announced during an award ceremony at the conference and on the City of East Lansing’s social media accounts.

To view the ELMWSA 2022 Water Quality Report, select “Most Recent Report” at

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