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Tag: projects
November 27, 2013 2:51 PM
Slowly but surely It's not easy to drill a 915-foot hole – it takes weeks of cold, wet, muddy work. "You have to go slow to get it straight," says Madison Water Utility design and construction engineer Dennis Cawley. "You don't drill rock out fast." The slow process is almost … [read more]
Label: Serving the Community
Tags: Madison Water Utility, new well, projects, southeast, sustainability, water supply, well 31
February 25, 2014 11:26 AM
"A huge impact" Every single water customer pays it, but you won't see it on a bill. It's called PILOT, or "Payment in Lieu of Taxes," and the charge comprises about 16% of a customer's water payment each billing cycle. "We really need to start talking about this, because it's … [read more]
Label: Sustainability
Tags: Common Council, main breaks, projects, Water Board, water quality, water supply
June 2, 2014 11:10 AM
A new life for Well 7 For 75 years it has stood on North Sherman Avenue, shaded by a neighboring maple tree, quietly pumping millions of gallons of water to homes and businesses across Madison's north side. But the facility, known simply as Well 7, doesn't get a lot of second looks – … [read more]
Label: Serving the Community
Tags: clean water, fire protection, North Madison, projects, sustainability
June 30, 2014 3:58 PM
Infrastructure unearthed Everything that makes modern life possible is buried under East Johnson Street. It might sound like an overstatement, until you get a rare glimpse of Madison's complex web of infrastructure, temporarily exposed some six feet below the street's … [read more]
Label: Serving the Community
Tags: clean water, customer service, projects, sustainability
September 22, 2014 1:08 PM
Photo: Worker guides pipe relining material into water main Embracing new technology Imagine Badger Rd. completely gutted – nothing but dirt and gravel, impassable for months. Same story for West Mifflin St., and Droster Road. It's what would have happened had Madison Water … [read more]
Label: Sustainability
Tags: customer service, fire protection, main breaks, projects, water supply

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