Current News Releases
05/15/2017 Madison’s Annual Water Quality Report is out
Every home in Madison is getting a postcard in the mail with important information about the city’s drinking water.
05/05/2017 “Got Water” project brings hydration stations to seven more Madison schools
By the end of this school year, more than a third of Madison elementary schools will have water bottle refilling stations thanks to the “Got Water” project, aimed at helping kids make healthy beverage choices by giving the
03/30/2017 Madison Water Utility asks EPA to not to eliminate the WaterSense program
Madison Water Utility has signed on to a letter urging the EPA not to cut its successful WaterSense program.
02/22/2017 Madison takes first step toward road salt certification program
February 22, 2017 – Private and municipal winter maintenance crews will learn how to properly apply salt to parking lots, sidewalks, roads and driveways during a free workshop this Friday hosted by the City of Madison, Dan
01/24/2017 Toilet Rebate Program Renewed for 2017
Madison Water Utility is continuing its popular Toilet Rebate Program for another year.
01/05/2017 Annual water use drops again in Madison
In 2015, Madison’s annual water use made headlines when it dropped below 10 billion gallons for the first time in 47 years. In 2016, water use was down again -- 1.3 percent from the year before.
12/08/2016 Now is the time to protect your water pipes for the winter
Before next week's bitter cold snap hits, don't forget to make sure your water pipes are protected. Here are some simple steps you can take right now to help keep your pipes from freezing:
11/30/2016 West side water well reaches contamination threshold
Madison Water Utility is launching a multi-year study aimed at finding a way to mitigate road salt contamination at municipal Well 14 on University Avenue.
11/16/2016 The Great Showerhead Giveaway!
As part of Madison Water Utility's conservation initiative, we're giving away more than one thousand high-efficiency, WaterSense showerheads this Saturday at Warner Park Community Recreation Center.
10/05/2016 "Know Your H2O" survey results are out!
More than 70 percent of Madisonians are actively working to conserve water, according to results of a recent survey from Madison Water Utility.
09/22/2016 Madison Water Utility seeing impact of upcoming Oscar Mayer closure
Water use at Oscar Mayer’s Madison production facility has started to drop significantly ahead of its planned closure in March.
09/15/2016 Today is the day: Imagine a day without water
Today Madison-area municipal services, community leaders and advocacy organizations are participating in Imagine a Day Without Water, a national effort org