Current News Releases
07/30/2007 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 far east side of Madison.
06/22/2007 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.
06/22/2007 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 Madison wells. Board Commissioner Dr.
06/11/2007 WATER MAIN BREAK DISRUPTS SERVICE DOWNTOWN
Madison-At approximately 3:00 p.m.
04/20/2007 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 this summer.
04/18/2007 WATER BOARD APPROVES FILTER FOR EAST SIDE WELL
Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2007 Contact: David Denig-Chakroff, 266-4652 Al Larson, 266-4653
03/29/2007 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.
03/16/2007 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 permitting.
02/26/2007 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 is asking PSCW to authorize a 15% percent increase in water rates.
02/14/2007 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 for other utilities across the country, passed the 80% completion mark
02/05/2007 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 together to resolve water quality problems and improve communication.
05/18/2006 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 meeting, Utility staff today have reviewed the chlorine levels at each of its 24