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Posted on Jun 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 …
Posted on May 6, 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, …
Posted on May 5, 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. It’s part of a …
Posted on Apr 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 …
Posted on Apr 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 …
Posted on Mar 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 …
Posted on Mar 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 …
Posted on Feb 20, 2014:
Warm weather does not mean service lateral freezing risk is over
Madison, WI – Updated March 17, 2014 Despite milder temperatures over the last week, the frost line below Madison remains around 6-feet deep. That …
Posted on Feb 19, 2014:
Staying Safe Between Storms
A day or two gap in the relentless winter of 2013-14 offers an opportunity to maintain safety in and around your home. The City of Madison Fire …
Posted on Feb 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 …
Posted on Feb 5, 2014:
Extreme cold taking a toll on water meters, service laterals and water mains
In January, Madison Water Utility responded to the highest number of frozen meter calls for any month in at least the last decade. Last month, 38 …
Posted on Jan 8, 2014:
Madison Water Utility completes Project H2O installation contract under budget
Madison, WI – January 8, 2014 – After more than a year of door-to-door installations across the city, Madison Water Utility is pleased to announce …
Posted on Jan 7, 2014:
2013 saw highest number of water main breaks in at least 33 years
Madison, WI – January 7, 2014 – Madison Water Utility crews repaired 306 water main breaks in 2013, up from 221 the year before. It’s the highest …
Posted on Jan 3, 2014:
Make sure your pipes are protected ahead of extreme cold snap
In the past week, Madison Water Utility has initiated emergency water shut-offs at six unoccupied homes because of burst pipes. In all six cases, …
Posted on Dec 20, 2013:
Madison Water Utility crews repairing one of the largest main breaks of the year
UPDATE: The water main has been repaired and water service is fully restored at Acewood Blvd. Crews are now beginning sinkhole and road …
Posted on Dec 11, 2013:
Madison Water Utility crews dealing with high number of main breaks
Madison Water Utility crews are bracing for what could be a busier than usual main break season this winter. Since temperatures dropped late last …
Posted on Dec 5, 2013:
Make sure your pipes are prepared for frigid temps
As temperatures plummet into the single digits tonight, Madison Water Utility is reminding customers to make sure pipes are protected. There are a …
Posted on Dec 2, 2013:
Madison to get first new water well in a decade
Drilling is wrapping up this month on what will be Madison’s first new water well in a decade. Crews have spent the last two months slowly drilling …
Posted on Nov 11, 2013:
Madison Water Utility renews Toilet Rebate Program for 2014
Madison Water Utility is pleased to announce the renewal of our Toilet Rebate Program for 2014 - part of our overall Water Conservation & …
Posted on Nov 4, 2013:
Madison Water Utility builds new water mains - inside the old ones
This week, Madison Water Utility is wrapping up an innovative pipe relining project focused on rehabilitating the aging water mains running beneath …
Posted on Oct 8, 2013:
Water Wagon travels to area schools for "WOW" events
Madison Water Utility is taking our Water Wagon on the road to visit elementary schools across Madison as part of the Walk or Wheel (WOW) …
Posted on Sep 16, 2013:
Well 8 taken out of service for the season
Madison Water Utility has taken Wll 8 out of service and will drain its reservoir. The well was turned on over the summer and placed in standby …
Posted on Sep 3, 2013:
Madison to be presented with best-tasting water award
Madison, WI - September 3rd, 2013 - The Wisconsin Water Association will present the City of Madison and Madison Water Utility with an award at …
Posted on Aug 27, 2013:
Madison Water Utility reconnects customers during heat advisory
Due to the current heat advisory, Madison Water Utility has reconnected water service to two homes that we believe are occupied. The homes are …
Posted on Aug 26, 2013:
Madison Water Utility to explore possible rate increase
Madison Water Utility will present its 2014 operating budget plan to the Water Utility Board at tomorrow night's monthly meeting. Part of the …
Posted on Aug 20, 2013:
Scammers pose at Water Utility employees
This morning, Madison Water Utility received an email from an outraged customer who said he'd been approached at his near west side property by two …
Posted on Aug 6, 2013:
Madison wins Best-Tasting Water in Wisconsin!
Madison has topped another list, this time because of our water. Madison Water Utility won a Blue Ribbon for Best-Tasting Water Monday at the …
Posted on Jul 23, 2013:
Madison Water Utility makes decision on use of Well 8
Madison Water Utility has no plans to pump water from Well 8 into our distribution system this summer. However, in order to ensure we are …
Posted on Jul 17, 2013:
Madison Water Utility reconnecting customers during heat advisory
Due to the current heat advisory, Madison Water Utility is reconnecting water service to five homes that we believe are occupied. The homes are …
Posted on Jul 8, 2013:
Scammers pose as utility employees
Dozens of people in Madison have received suspicious phone calls from someone claiming to be with a local utility. In some cases, the caller or …
Posted on Jul 8, 2013:
Madison Water Utility launches contest to encourage reusable bottle use
Did you know Americans toss out 2.5 million plastic water bottles every HOUR? MWU is encouraging Madisonians to switch from disposable plastic …
Posted on Jun 25, 2013:
Madison Water Utility holding off on decision regarding use of Well 8
Madison Water Utility has still not made a decision on the use of our seasonal Well 8 on Madison's east side this summer. Though it is not …
Posted on Jun 12, 2013:
Madison Water Utility moves forward with more shut-offs
Madison Water Utility has recently shut off water service to 19 homes - four of which appear to be occupied - because property owners have not …
Posted on Jun 7, 2013:
MWU's tapping team and Meter Madness competitors head to nationals
Madison Water Utility wishes our Mad City Tappers and "Meter Madness" competitors good luck as they represent Wisconsin at the American Water Works …
Posted on May 21, 2013:
Project H2O catches more major leaks
More than 200 residential customers have been alerted to major water leaks thanks to Madison Water Utility's Project H2O. The advanced metering …
Posted on May 13, 2013:
Annual Water Quality Report is now available
Madison Water Utility has released our annual Water Quality Report. We are pleased to announce that in 2012, Madison's water met or surpassed all …
Posted on May 6, 2013:
Our Water Wagon is back, just in time for Drinking Water Week!
The warm weather can only mean one thing - Madison Water Utility's "Water Wagon" is back in action, just in time for Drinking Water Week (May …
Posted on Apr 30, 2013:
Water main flushing is once again underway
If you notice discolored water coming from the tap or lower than usual water pressure, don't be alarmed! Madison Water Utility crews are once again …
Posted on Apr 26, 2013:
UPDATE: Water shut-off leads to discovery of animal neglect
An elderly woman whose water service was shut off by Madison Water Utility last week has been located. Water Utility and Building Inspection …
Posted on Apr 25, 2013:
Water shut-off leads to discovery of possible animal neglect
Two dogs were rescued from a home on Madison's east side, thanks to the diligence and compassion of city employees working through several …
Posted on Apr 23, 2013:
"Mad City Tappers" in action this Thursday
What does it take to tap a small copper line into a live, gushing water main - in two minutes? On Thursday, April 25, you can catch Madison Water …
Posted on Apr 18, 2013:
Detection of man-made chemical triggers further water testing
Madison Water Utility is planning additional testing after traces of the chemical 1,4 dioxane were detected in four of the city's water wells. 1,4 …
Posted on Apr 16, 2013:
Madison Water Utility issues disconnection notices
If you get a notice in the mail from Madison Water Utility or its contractor Corix Utilities - pay attention. Madison Water Utility is sending …
Posted on Mar 18, 2013:
"Fix a Leak Week" is March 18-24
An average household's leaks can account for more than 10,000 gallons of water wasted every year - enough to fill a backyard swimming pool! …
Posted on Feb 7, 2013:
Madison Water Utility Employee Takes First Place in State Meter Madness Competition
Madison Water Utility employee Kara Jafferis took first place-and a trophy that's almost as tall as she is-in the Meter Madness Competition at the …
Posted on Dec 10, 2012:
PLAN AHEAD FOR WINTER WEATHER
Now that winter weather seems to be arriving, prepare ahead to prevent winter damage. Unprotected water pipes and meters are vulnerable to …
Posted on Oct 26, 2012:
Project H2O already saving some Madison Water Utility customers hundreds of dollars
Though only 20% complete, Project H2O, Madison Water Utility's current initiative to upgrade outdated water meters and transition to monthly …
Posted on Oct 26, 2012:
PSC approval granted for Madison Water Utility's opt-out policy
October 25, 2012 - Madison, WI - Wednesday morning, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission granted approval for two customer requested Project H2O …
Posted on Sep 21, 2012:
Public Hearing Set for Monday On Opt-Out Policy for Upgraded Water Meters
All residents are invited to participate in a public hearing before Water Utility staff on the subject of a draft opt-out policy for the utility's …
Posted on Aug 30, 2012:
Project H2O Informational Open Houses Set for Three Dates in September
Beginning next week, Madison Water Utility is holding three public events to present information about Project H2O - Smart Metering for a …
Posted on Aug 13, 2012:
Water Main Flushing Resumes
Water Utility crews have resumed routine flushing of water mains today. Because recent rains have somewhat eased drought conditions and water …
Posted on Jul 12, 2012:
Water Utility Warns of Scam
The Madison Water Utility is warning customers about a scam that claims President Barack Obama is providing credits or applying payments to utility …
Posted on Jun 26, 2012:
Conserve Water During Dry Conditions
As the current heat and dry conditions continue, the Madison Water Utility is urging customers to be proactive in helping to manage our water …
Posted on Jun 18, 2012:
Use Water Wisely in Heat Wave and Dry Period
Although Madison is not experiencing a water shortage, the Water Utility advises residents to be smart about how they use water in their homes and …
Posted on Jun 12, 2012:
Madison Water Utility Completes Successful Lead Pipe Replacement Project
The Madison Water Utility has arrived at the end of a successful 11-year program to insure that all lead water service lines in the City are …
Posted on May 29, 2012:
Water Main Break on West Side, University Avenue
Some Madison Water Utility customers may be experiencing a temporary loss of water service in the neighborhood of University Avenue near Allen …
Posted on May 16, 2012:
Water Outage Tuesday Evening on West Side
An unplanned water outage Tuesday evening in the Spring Harbor area was due to a malfunction related to street re-construction on University …
Posted on May 8, 2012:
Madison Wins Water Conservation Challenge
The City of Madison is one of 12 cities to win this year's National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation, an online competition to encourage …
Posted on Apr 24, 2012:
Automatic Bill Paying Now Available For Madison Municipal Services
Madison Water Utility customers will now have the convenience of paying their bills through automatic bank withdrawals, much like they do for other …
Posted on Feb 16, 2012:
Water Utility Launches Project H2O
Madison-In a project that begins today, Madison Water Utility will install new meter reading technology in every home and business in the city. …
Posted on Jan 3, 2012:
Northeast Madison Residents Can Clear Cloudy Water by Running Tap
Due to a pump failure at a water well on Wheeler Road in the northeast side of Madison, some residents have been reporting cloudy water today. …
Posted on Nov 4, 2011:
Plan Ahead to Prevent Winter Damage to Water Pipes
After we've raked the leaves and cleaned the gutters, we want to put away the tools and curl up with a good book. But smart homeowners know they …
Posted on Sep 26, 2011:
Water Main Project to Use Novel Repair Approach
The Madison Water Utility is about to begin a project to upgrade a water main along Droster Road on the City's east side without digging up the …
Posted on Sep 12, 2011:
Madison Water Utility Joins Urban Water Sustainability Council
The Madison Water Utility has joined the Urban Water Sustainability Council, which is part of the Clean Water America Alliance, a national …
Posted on Jul 20, 2011:
Use Water Wisely in Heat Wave
Although Madison is not experiencing a water shortage, the Water Utility advises residents to be smart about how they use water in their homes and …
Posted on Jun 21, 2011:
East Madison Water Supply Planning Group To Hold Public Sessions to Share Ideas
As part of a public engagement project begun last summer, the Madison Water Utility and citizens involved in an advisory panel are inviting the …
Posted on Apr 26, 2011:
Water Utility to Hold Open House May 7 To Celebrate National Drinking Water Week
The public is invited to the Madison Water Utility's open house on Saturday, May 7, at the utility's administration building, 119 East Olin Avenue. …
Posted on Apr 1, 2011:
Water Utility Rate Case Public Hearing Will Be April 6
The Wisconsin Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing on the Madison Water Utility's rate increase request on April 6 at 9:30 a.m. at …
Posted on Mar 29, 2011:
Madison Water Utility Toilet Rebate Saves More than 38.8 Million Gallons
Madison-Since the Madison Water Utility began offering rebates on high efficiency toilets in January 2009, the residential program has conserved …
Posted on Mar 9, 2011:
Madison Water Utility Urges ResidentsTo Fix Leaks to Save Water and Money
The Madison Water Utility joins with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program to mark "Fix a Leak Week," March 14-20, as a …
Posted on Mar 8, 2011:
Water Utility Requests Vendor Proposals for Meter System Upgrade
The Madison Water Utility is seeking vendor proposals to develop and implement a system upgrade that will enable customer meters to be read via a …
Posted on Feb 8, 2011:
For Fire Safety, Clear Ice and Snow from Hydrants
The City of Madison Fire Department and the Madison Water Utility are asking residents and businesses to help in clearing the snow and ice from …
Posted on Jan 11, 2011:
Madison Chromium-6 Test Results In
Madison Water Utility (MWU) has received the results of water samples analyzed for (hexavalent) chromium-6 by the Wisconsin State Laboratory of …
Posted on Dec 20, 2010:
Madison Water Utility Statement on Hexavalent Chromium
In response to a report by the national Environmental Working Group on possible chromium-6 contamination in water, the Madison Water Utility wants …
Posted on Oct 13, 2010:
Madison Water Utility Rebate Funds are Gone For This Year-But Wait, There's More
The Madison Water Utility's popular toilet rebate program funding is exhausted for this year, but the utility will be placing new applicants on a …
Posted on Sep 10, 2010:
September 14 is Protect Your Groundwater Day
Madison-The Madison Water Utility joins with the Madison Common Council and the National Groundwater Association in proclaiming Tuesday, September …
Posted on Jul 29, 2010:
Innovative Project to Engage the Community for East Madison Water Supply Planning
Madison-Madison Water Utility has kicked off a major water supply planning project that will pair professional and scientific expertise with …
Posted on Jul 26, 2010:
Water Main Break in High Point Road Area
Water Utility crews have been working most of the night on a water main break at about 1100 South High Point Road, on Madison's far southwest side. …
Posted on May 26, 2010:
Madison Water Utility to Upgrade System for Monthly Billing
Madison-The Madison Water Utility has taken the first steps toward a system upgrade that will enable customer meters to be read via a fixed-base …
Posted on Apr 29, 2010:
Water Utility to Hold Open House May 8 To Celebrate National Drinking Water Week
The public is invited to the Madison Water Utility's open house on Saturday, May 8, at the utility's administration building, 119 East Olin Avenue. …
Posted on Mar 12, 2010:
Madison Water Utility Urges Residents To Fix Leaks to Save Water and Money
Madison-The Madison Water Utility joins with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program to mark "Fix a Leak Week," March 15 to …
Posted on Jan 4, 2010:
Madison Water Utility Announces Expansion of Toilet Rebates to Apartment Buildings
The Madison Water Utility has expanded its popular toilet rebate program to include apartment buildings in the City. A year ago, the utility began …
Posted on Nov 25, 2009:
Water Utility Rate Case Public Hearing Will Be December 8
Madison-The Wisconsin Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing on the Madison Water Utility's rate increase request on December 8 at 10 …
Posted on Nov 12, 2009:
Now is the Time to Prevent Winter Damage to Water Pipes
Madison-After we've raked the leaves and cleaned the gutters, we want to put away the tools and curl up with a good book. But smart homeowners know …
Posted on Sep 3, 2009:
Madison Water Utility Establishes Water Treatment and Quality Policies for Iron and Manganese
The Madison Water Utility Board has formally adopted a policy that the utility will take corrective measures whenever necessary to keep groundwater …
Posted on Aug 7, 2009:
New East Side Water Filter Dedicated Saturday, August 15
Madison-The new filter to remove iron and manganese from a Madison Water Utility Well at 829 North Thompson Drive was formally dedicated on …
Posted on Jun 1, 2009:
Public Hearing on Water Utility Long-Range Capital Budget is Thursday
The Madison Water Utility will make a public presentation of its draft long-range capital improvement program and will hold a public hearing on …
Posted on Apr 30, 2009:
Madison Water Utility Publishes Annual Drinking Water Quality Report
Madison, WI - The Madison Water Utility has released its Annual Drinking Water Quality Report in advance of National Drinking Water Week, which …
Posted on Apr 27, 2009:
Water Utility to Hold Open House May 9 To Celebrate National Drinking Water Week
The public is invited to the Madison Water Utility's open house on Saturday, May 9, at the utility's administration building, 119 East Olin Avenue. …
Posted on Apr 15, 2009:
New Iron and Manganese Filter Begins Operation at Water Utility Well on East Side
Madison-After nearly seven months of construction work, a new filtration system to remove excess iron and manganese has begun operating at a …
Posted on Mar 23, 2009:
High Point Road Water Tower To be Repainted This Spring
Madison-The Madison Water Utility has contracted with Aero Painting, Inc. to repaint the steel water tower at 910 South High Point Road. Work is …
Posted on Mar 13, 2009:
Madison Water Utility Urges Residents To Fix Leaks to Save Water and Money
Madison-The Madison Water Utility joins with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program to mark the first "Fix a Leak Week," …
Posted on Feb 5, 2009:
Winter Temperatures and Aging Infrastructure Cause Water Mains to Break
Madison-A water main near Arbor Hills has been fast-tracked for replacement by early April, the Madison Water Utility announced today. In an area …
Posted on Jan 15, 2009:
Don't Let Your Pipes Freeze
Madison - When the mercury plunges, the potential for frozen and/or ruptured pipes rises dramatically. The Madison Water Utility is drawing …
Posted on Jan 12, 2009:
Weekend Water Main Break Caused Water Problems to Arbor Hills Residents
Madison-Water main breaks along the West Beltline frontage road over the weekend caused interruptions in water service to residents of the Arbor …
Posted on Jan 8, 2009:
Madison Water Utility Announces Start of Toilet Rebate Incentive Program
The Madison Water Utility has begun offering rebates of up to $100 as an incentive for residential customers to replace their older toilets with …
Posted on Dec 11, 2008:
For Neighborhood Fire Safety, Clear Ice and Snow from Hydrants
The City of Madison Fire Department and the Madison Water Utility are asking residents and businesses to help in keeping fire hydrants clear of ice …
Posted on Nov 12, 2008:
Urgent Notice: Water Main Break in Arbor Hills Neighborhood
The Madison Water Utility has been notified of a water main break in the Arbor Hills Neighborhood south of the Beltline and west of Fish Hatchery …
Posted on Nov 5, 2008:
Urgent Notice: Water Main Problem on Northeast Side
Water Utility customers on the northeast side of Madison have been experiencing low water pressure and discolored water as a result of a water main …
Posted on Oct 24, 2008:
Water Utility Rate Case Public Hearing Will Be November 11
Madison-The Wisconsin Public Service Commission will hold a public hearing on the Madison Water Utility's rate increase request on November 11 at 2 …
Posted on Sep 22, 2008:
Water Utility to Begin Construction of Filter Building
Madison-Construction will begin during the week of September 29 on the building addition that will house an iron and manganese filter at a City …
Posted on Sep 9, 2008:
Madison Water Utility Joins EPA's WaterSense Program
Madison-The Madison Water Utility has teamed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) WaterSense program to promote water conservation …
Posted on Aug 22, 2008:
Public Invited to Meet New Water Utility General Manager
Madison-The public is invited to meet the new General Manager of the Madison Water Utility, Tom Heikkinen, next week on Tuesday, August 26, …
Posted on Jul 18, 2008:
El Reporte Anual sobre la Calidad del Agua Potable esta ahora a su disposición en Español
Madison- La Oficina de Servicio Publico de Agua tiene hoy en DIA el Reporte Anual sobre la Calidad del Agua Potable a su disposición en Español. El …
Posted on Jul 18, 2008:
Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Now Available in Spanish
Madison-Madison Water Utility is making its Annual Drinking Water Quality Report available in Spanish. The report is based on 2007 data and …
Posted on Jul 15, 2008:
Because of Less Summer Demand, Madison Standby Water Wells Won't All be Needed
Madison-This summer's heavy rainfalls have had at least one positive effect: the usual high seasonal demand for water has been blunted, and that …
Posted on Jul 7, 2008:
Public Participation Plan in Place for Water Utility Facility Projects
Madison-After receiving Common Council approval, the Madison Water Utility has instituted a new plan for involving the public throughout the …
Posted on Jun 26, 2008:
Water Main Flushing to Resume on July 6
Madison-The Madison Water Utility will resume its schedule of flushing water mains on the evening of July 6. The program has been suspended since …
Posted on Jun 20, 2008:
Madison Water Well 29 to be on Standby for Summer
Madison-Madison Water Utility's Well 29 will be brought into seasonal standby service as of June 23 to provide a back-up emergency supply for …
Posted on May 5, 2008:
Release of Annual Report to Coincide with National Drinking Water Week
Madison, WI - Madison Water Utility is releasing its Annual Drinking Water Quality Report to coincide with National Drinking Water Week, which runs …
Posted on Apr 18, 2008:
WATER UTILITY SUBMITS RATE REQUEST
Madison-Madison Water Utility has submitted a rate increase request to the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) for review. The Utility is …
Posted on Feb 15, 2008:
FROZEN WATER PIPES
Madison - When the mercury plunges, the potential for frozen and/or ruptured pipes rises dramatically. Madison Water Utility has recently learned …
Posted on Jan 29, 2008:
Water Board Meeting Cancelled
The meeting of the Water Board scheduled for 4:30 p.m. today, January 29, has been cancelled due to bad weather advisory. It will be rescheduled …
Posted on Jan 23, 2008:
Unit Well 26
At 9:10 PM on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 the Madison Water Utility determined that the residual chlorine level at Unit Well 26 dropped below the …
Posted on Nov 8, 2007:
WATER SYSTEM LOW PRESSURE EVENT IN SOUTHWEST
Madison - On Wednesday night and into Thursday morning customers in a limited section of the southwest part of the City of Madison experienced low …
Posted on Nov 2, 2007:
EXTENDED PERIOD DEEP WELL TEST PUMPING @ UW 29
Madison Water Utility will be conducting a 21-day pump test of the deep well at Unit Well 29 on Madison's east side. The purpose of this test …
Posted on Oct 30, 2007:
FELLAND ROAD RESERVOIR IN SERVICE
Madison Water Utility is pleased to announce the completion and commissioning of its new 6 million gallon reservoir on the far east side off of …
Posted on Oct 24, 2007:
"ASK US, TELL US" WAS NOT WORKING FROM 9/13/07 UNTIL 10/10/07
Madison - The City of Madison Water Utility's "Ask Us, Tell Us" website contact form was not operating correctly from 9/13/07 until 10/10/07. If …
Posted on Oct 23, 2007:
WATER SYSTEM LOW PRESSURE EVENT IN SOUTHWEST
Madison-On Sunday night, October 21, from about 10:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m., customers in the southwest part of the City of Madison experienced low …
Posted on Oct 17, 2007:
WATER SYSTEM FLUSHING CONTINUES
Madison-During the week of October 21, Madison Water Utility will continue its water main flushing program with a combination of night and day-time …
Posted on Oct 12, 2007:
Unit Well 14 Returned to Service
Unit Well 14, which serves parts of the City's west side (Spring Harbor/Whitney Way), has been returned to service. As previously reported, we …
Posted on Sep 24, 2007:
Unit Wells 10 and 29 - High Profile Well Developments
Unit Well 29, which serves customers on the far east side, is currently designated as a stand-by seasonal well. This designation is due to …
Posted on Sep 24, 2007:
Water Utility Board to Meet Twice Each Month
Madison Water Utility announces the Water Utility Board's decision to increase its number of meetings to two each month to allow the board to …
Posted on Aug 29, 2007:
WATER MAIN FLUSHING DOES NOT IMPACT LAKE LEVELS
Madison Water Utility would like to express concern over the current high water levels in the area's lakes and address potential concern regarding …
Posted on Jul 30, 2007:
WELL 29 TO OPERATE ON STANDBY THROUGH SEPTEMBER
Madison Water Utility - Unit Well 29 was placed in service last week on standby status to provide a back-up water supply for neighborhoods on the …
Posted on Jun 22, 2007:
WATER BOARD APPROVES ABANDONMENT OF WELL NO. 3
Madison-The Madison Board of Water Commissioners this week approved the immediate abandonment of Well No. 3 located on the near east side. The …
Posted on Jun 22, 2007:
WATER BOARD APPROVES INCREASE IN CHLORINE LEVELS
Madison-The Madison Board of Water Commissioners approved a standard operating procedure this week that would slightly raise chlorine levels at …
Posted on Jun 11, 2007:
WATER MAIN BREAK DISRUPTS SERVICE DOWNTOWN
Madison-At approximately 3:00 p.m. today a private contractor digging at the intersection of East Mifflin and North Paterson streets struck and …
Posted on Apr 20, 2007:
WATER UTILITY PROPOSES TO ABANDON WELL 3 THIS SUMMER
Madison-Water Utility officials announced at a meeting of East Isthmus residents tonight that it is proposing to permanently abandon Well No. 3 …
Posted on Apr 18, 2007:
WATER BOARD APPROVES FILTER FOR EAST SIDE WELL
Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2007 Contact: David Denig-Chakroff, 266-4652 Al Larson, 266-4653 WATER BOARD APPROVES FILTER FOR EAST SIDE …
Posted on Mar 29, 2007:
UTILITY ISSUES ITS ANNUAL DRINKING WATER QUALITY DATA
Madison-Madison Water Utility today issued its 2007 Drinking Water Quality Annual Report. The report will be mailed to Madison residents this week. …
Posted on Mar 16, 2007:
Water System Flushing Begins
Madison-Madison Water Utility will start its annual water main cleaning program on Sunday night, March 25 and Monday morning, March 26, weather …
Posted on Feb 26, 2007:
WATER UTILITY SUBMITS 15% RATE HIKE REQUEST
Madison-Madison Water Utility today submitted a rate increase request to the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) for review. The Utility …
Posted on Feb 14, 2007:
Lead Service Replacement Program in Home Stretch
Madison-Madison Water Utility's unique Lead Service Replacement Program, cited by EPA and the American Water Works Association as a model example …
Posted on Feb 5, 2007:
City of Madison and East Isthmus Neighborhoods Work Together to Resolve Drinking Water Issues on the East Isthmus
Madison - Recent water quality issues surrounding Well 3 have brought together City officials and East Isthmus neighborhood leaders to work …
Posted on May 18, 2006:
VIRUSES IN GROUND WATER
Madison—As a result of the findings of a recently completed research project, presented yesterday at the Madison Board of Water Commissioners …