Current News Releases
11/02/2015 “Wellhead Protection Area” signs go up on west side
Drivers on University Ave. and Whitney Way may notice some new road signs during their commutes this week.
10/28/2015 UW Engineers Without Borders students to learn about filtration at MWU well
Tonight, a group of students from the UW Madison chapter of Engineers Without Borders will get an inside look MWU’s newest facility – the recently rebuilt Well 7 at 1613 N.
09/29/2015 New “conservation” water rate goes into effect
Madison Water Utility residential customers will see a new “conservation” rate on their bills beginning in mid-November.
08/25/2015 Public hearing scheduled for Madison Water Utility rate case
A public hearing on Madison Water Utility’s rate application will be held on September 2 at 10:00 a.m. at the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, 610 North Whitney Way.
08/06/2015 Madison Water Utility entering north side water in state taste test
Two years ago, Well 7 on North Sherman Ave. had some of the most challenging water quality in Madison.
07/09/2015 Madison Water Utility to closely monitor campus-area well for radium
Madison Water Utility will resample water from Well 27 on North Randall Ave. after recent testing showed radium levels once again exceeded the federal maximum contaminant level (MCL).
06/29/2015 iPad giveaway launched to spur conservation
Madison Water Utility will be giving away three iPads this summer to customers who track their water use online.
06/12/2015 Water line insurance offer not affiliated with the city
Homeowners from across the area have been contacting Madison Water Utility concerned about new letters they've received from a company called HomeServe USA.
06/05/2015 Madison Water Utility to dismantle Lake View Water Tower
On Monday, June 8, Madison Water Utility will take down the Lake View Water Tower, which stands above Lake View Hill Park on Madison’s north side.
05/13/2015 Madison Water Utility releases Annual Water Quality Report
More than 130,000 people will be getting postcards in the mail over the next few days announcing the release of Madison’s Annual Water Quality Report.
05/08/2015 Madison Water Utility to retest wells for radium - UPDATE
UPDATE: May 8, 2015 – Retesting results show that radium levels at two Madison water wells have dropped. Well 19 on Lake Mendota Dr.
05/06/2015 Water bottle refilling stations debut in 3 Madison elementary schools
Join us as we celebrate healthy choices in Madison schools! For the first time ever, water bottle refilling stations have been installed in