Current News Releases
11/17/2014 Don't wait to winterize your pipes
It appears winter is determined to get an early start this year, so it’s important not to put off winterizing the water pipes inside your home.
11/17/2014 Water main breaks in Madison have already surpassed last year’s record
Once again this year, we will see the highest number of main breaks since the Utility began keeping detailed records in 1980.
11/06/2014 More than a thousand people access city’s new online water conservation tool
Madison Water Utility has become the first utility in Wisconsin – and one of only a handful across the country – to allow customers to view their monthly, daily, even hourly water usage information online.
10/29/2014 MWU Board adopts fluoridation policy
After more than two hours of public comment, the Madison Water Utility Board voted last night to adopt a policy that continues to support fluoridation of Madison's drinking water.
10/22/2014 Madison Water Utility Board to review fluoridation policy
Madison, WI – October 22, 2014 – The Madison Water Utility Board will be conducting a review of the utility’s fluoridation policy at its upcoming October 28th meeting. The policy was last reviewed in 2009.
10/21/2014 Madison Water Utility seeks revenue increase, conservation rate structure
Madison, WI – October 21, 2014 – Madison Water Utility has submitted a rate application with the Public Service Commission seeking an overall 30% revenue increase as well as a new conservation-oriented residential rate str
10/06/2014 Connecticut company blankets Madison with water line insurance offers
Homeowners from across the area have been contacting Madison Water Utility concerned about new letters they've received from a company called HomeServe USA.
08/01/2014 MWU to begin pumping water from Well 8
Madison, WI – August 1, 2014 – Madison Water Utility will begin pumping water from Well 8 into the distribution system on an as-needed basis.
06/23/2014 Another round of water line insurance offers blankets Madison area
Madison, WI – June 23, 2014 –Homeowners from across the area have been contacting Madison Water Utility concerned about new letters they've received from a company called HomeServe USA.
05/06/2014 Well 8 to be put in standby mode in June
Madison, WI – May 6, 2014 Madison Water Utility will bring Well 8 on the east side back online in mid-June and will put the well on standby mode, ready to meet increased demand during the summer months if needed.
05/05/2014 Madison’s Annual Water Quality Report released today as part of “Drinking Water Week”
Madison, WI – May 5, 2014 Governor Scott Walker has declared May 4th through 10th “Safe Drinking Water Week” across Wisconsin.
04/21/2014 Water main flushing starts this week
Madison, WI – April 21, 2014 If you see our signs in your neighborhood, pay attention. Madison Water Utility’s water main flushing program starts today.