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Tag: safety
March 6, 2014 3:30 PM
  In harm's way It was another brutally cold February night, and Jim Garde's back was turned to traffic along South Stoughton Rd. as he worked on Madison Water Utility's 144th main break of the year. He didn't see the car that was careening toward him, past orange cones, barriers and … [read more]
Label: Serving the Community
Tags: customer service, frozen pipes, main breaks, safety, water supply
May 16, 2014 11:57 AM
(Fire scene photos courtesy: Madison Fire Dept.) The call It was just after dawn on a frigid Tuesday morning in January when Madison Water Utility employee Eric Cooper got a call from the fire department. "They said, 'We need as much water as possible,'" he recalls.  Fire … [read more]
Label: Serving the Community
Tags: fire protection, safety, water supply
July 22, 2014 10:14 AM
Life before disinfection It's a bleak picture: frequent outbreaks of cholera, typhoid fever and dysentery; children routinely dying before their 5th birthdays; adults lucky to live past age 40. UW Madison environmental epidemiologist and population health sciences professor … [read more]
Label: Water Quality
Tags: clean water, safety, water quality

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