Current News Releases
10/21/2014 Madison Water Utility seeks revenue increase, conservation rate structure
Madison, WI – October 21, 2014 – Madison Water Utility has submitted a rate application with the Public Service Commission seeking an overall 30% revenue increase as well as a new conservation-oriented residential rate str
10/06/2014 Connecticut company blankets Madison with water line insurance offers
Homeowners from across the area have been contacting Madison Water Utility concerned about new letters they've received from a company called HomeServe USA.
08/01/2014 MWU to begin pumping water from Well 8
Madison, WI – August 1, 2014 – Madison Water Utility will begin pumping water from Well 8 into the distribution system on an as-needed basis.
06/23/2014 Another round of water line insurance offers blankets Madison area
Madison, WI – June 23, 2014 –Homeowners from across the area have been contacting Madison Water Utility concerned about new letters they've received from a company called HomeServe USA.
05/06/2014 Well 8 to be put in standby mode in June
Madison, WI – May 6, 2014 Madison Water Utility will bring Well 8 on the east side back online in mid-June and will put the well on standby mode, ready to meet increased demand during the summer months if needed.
05/05/2014 Madison’s Annual Water Quality Report released today as part of “Drinking Water Week”
Madison, WI – May 5, 2014 Governor Scott Walker has declared May 4th through 10th “Safe Drinking Water Week” across Wisconsin.
04/21/2014 Water main flushing starts this week
Madison, WI – April 21, 2014 If you see our signs in your neighborhood, pay attention. Madison Water Utility’s water main flushing program starts today.
04/14/2014 It’s now safe for Madison Water Utility customers to stop running water
Madison, WI – April 14, 2014 Hundreds of customers across Madison can finally shut off their water now that the frost line below ground has receded.
03/18/2014 Water lateral insurance offer not affiliated with City of Madison
Madison, WI – March 18, 2014 –Homeowners across Madison have been receiving official-looking letters from a company called HomeServe USA offering insurance for water service lateral lines (the pipe that runs from the main
03/10/2014 It’s Groundwater Awareness Week: Time to show your aquifer some ♥
Madison, WI – March 10, 2014 – It supplies drinking water for every man, woman and child in Madison, but you can’t sail on it, swim in it, or even see it.
02/20/2014 Warm weather does not mean service lateral freezing risk is over
Madison, WI – Updated March 17, 2014
02/13/2014 UPDATE: Frozen service lateral calls continue to come in at an almost unprecedented rate
Madison Water Utility has received more than 100 calls since Saturday from customers who have no water because of frozen laterals (the pipe that leads from a water main to a home).