Current News Releases

  • 05/05/2008 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 from May 4-10.

  • 04/18/2008 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 asking PSCW to authorize an 18% increase in water rates.

  • 02/15/2008 FROZEN WATER PIPES

    Madison - When the mercury plunges, the potential for frozen and/or ruptured pipes rises dramatically.

  • 01/29/2008 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 for a later date.

  • 01/23/2008 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 Utility's established minimum level of 0.15 mg/L to 0.14 mg/L.

  • 11/08/2007 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 water pressure.

  • 11/02/2007 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.

  • 10/30/2007 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 Felland Road.

  • 10/24/2007 "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.

  • 10/23/2007 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 pressure or no water during water main flushing operations.

  • 10/17/2007 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 flushing.

  • 10/12/2007 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.