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MWU 135th Anniversary Celebration & Ops Center Tour

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 9:51am

Join us this Saturday as we open the doors to our newly-rebuilt, $10.5 million Operations Center and celebrate 135 years serving Madison!

Saturday, June 3rd
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
110 S. Paterson St.

We'll be giving away hundreds of high-efficiency showerheads. (Please bring proof of Madison residency. Limit 1 per household.) Plus our big trucks will be out, along with the Water Wagon, pipe tapping demonstrations, historic relics, displays and more. Check out all the details below.

  • Tour the newly-rebuilt MWU Operations Center on Paterson St.
  • Check out historic photos, design drawings, water mains, hydrants and more.
  • Free “Drink Local” water bottles for the first 100 visitors
  • Water main tapping team demos!
  • Save water & energy with every shower: Get your free EPA WaterSense showerhead.
  • Cool drinks at the Water Wagon.
  • Water Taste Test: Help us choose which well’s water will compete in the state competition in September

For kids:

  • Climb into our big trucks & brand new backhoe
  • Build your own aquifer parfait (yum!)
  • Take home a toy MWU hard hat

Hope to see you there!

Contacts: 

Agency: 
Water Utility