Current News Releases
08/29/2007 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 the impact of the Utility's water main flushing program.
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.