Current News Releases
08/30/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update - Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 3:00 pm
As the level of Lake Mendota is being managed, additional water is being released. The County continues to do an incredible job, monitoring and maintaining the levels of the lake.
08/30/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update-Thursday, August 30, 2018
In an effort to manage the water level on Lake Mendota, the flow of water through the Tenney dam has been increased.
08/29/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update - Wednesday, 8/29
We are incredibly fortunate that, although we had a severe weather forecast for our area last night, the majority of the rain went to the north and south of Madison. That meant that although there were some minor lane clo
08/28/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update - Tuesday, 8/28
Update from Mayor Soglin’s Press Conference Today
08/27/2018 John Nolen Drive Partial Road Closure Update Tuesday through Friday
City of Madison crews will be working on the shoreline of Lake Monona Tuesday through Friday to reduce flooding erosion and preserve the integrity of the Capital City Trail.
08/27/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update – Monday, 8/27
We received less than one inch of rain last night and waters on some area streets are receding. As a result: We have reopened the following streets this morning:
08/26/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update - Sunday, 8/26
As of this morning, Lake Mendota has dropped about an inch. The Yahara River at East Main Street fell one and a half inches due to reduction in flow. Remaining lakes saw a .75-inch rise.
08/25/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update - Saturday, 8/25
As of this morning, the last 24 hours brought Lake Mendota down 1 inch and Lake Monona up 1 inch. The level of the Yahara River at East Main St. was up 1.8 inches.
08/17/2018 Public Notice to Water Utility Customers
Madison Water Utility has filed for an overall 30.44 percent revenue increase.
06/29/2018 Madison Water Utility handing out bottles of cold water today
Madison Water Utility’s Water Wagon will be set up at Southdale Park (Deer Valley Rd., Town of Madison) from noon to 1:30 today to help hydrate families that may be visiting the park’s playground or taking part in MMSD/REA
06/14/2018 Free Summer Food Program Launches June 18
An innovative partnership of public and nonprofit partners is addressing food insecurity for children and families in Madison again this summer.
05/23/2018 Police called after harassment incident at Madison Water Utility Facility
A Madison Water Utility employee called police this morning after being harassed at an east side well facility.