Large main break on Park St. causes low pressure & discolored water across much of the city

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Water Wagon

Childen get water from water wagon

Madison's One and Only Water Wagon!

Our Water Wagon serves up clean, cool, refreshing Madison water at community events across the city during the warm weather months. Keep your water bottle handy - you never know where you'll see us! Check out the history of Madison's one-of-a kind Water Wagon, and see more photos on our Facebook page.

If you'd like to request the Water Wagon for your community event, please take a look at our FAQ page. The Water Wagon is considered an in-kind sponsorship, as Madison Water Utility does incur costs to maintain, set up and staff the Wagon. In exchange for our bringing the Water Wagon to events, Madison Water Utility must be included as an event sponsor on all event marketing materials. To request a logo for promotional materials or to find out more information, contact

Girl refills her bottle at Water Wagon


Upcoming Water Wagon Events

Wednesdays: Downtown Farmer's Market in front of Monona Terrace (weather permitting)

Monday, May 2:  Allis Elementary School
Friday, May 6:  Lindbergh Elementary School
Friday, May 13:  Jefferson Middle School Jaguar Jog
Sunday, May 15:  REAP Family Food fest at Lincoln Elementary School
Monday, May 16:  Lakeview Elementary

Friday, June 3:  Schenk Elementary Picnic
Saturday, June 18:  Juneteenth Celebration at Penn Park
Saturday, June 25:  Shake the Lake

Thursday, July 14:  Willy Street Coop Annual Owners Party at Central Park

Tuesday, August 2:  National Night Out at Penn Park
Friday, August 5:  Wisconsin Public Television Get Up & Go! at Gordon Commons Plaza

drink local bottle

If you catch us around town, be sure to snag a "drink local" water bottle while supplies last!