Current News Releases
04/22/2015 Scammer posing as Madison Water Utility employee targets local businesses
Madison, WI – April 22, 2015 – We have received several calls over the last two days from concerned business owners who have been contacted by a man claiming to be a Madison Water Utility employee.
04/08/2015 Madison Water Utility to retest wells for radium
Madison, WI – April 8, 2015 – Madison Water Utility will be re-testing two wells this week after recent test results showed levels of radium that slightly exceeded the federal maximum contaminant level (MCL).
01/05/2015 It's not too late to protect your pipes from the frigid temps
As bitter cold settles in across the area, there are steps you can take to prevent your home's water pipes from freezing. Here are some simple steps you can take right now to help protect your pipes:
12/29/2014 MWU's Toilet Rebate Program renewed for 2015
Madison Water Utility has renewed its popular Toilet Rebate Program for 2015 in hopes of encouraging more homeowners to install water-efficient
12/23/2014 Special Water Board meeting tonight to focus on water rates
The Madison Water Utility Board will hold a special public meeting tonight to discuss Madison Water Utility's 2015 rate case. The meeting will be held at 4:30 p.m.
12/16/2014 As Safe Drinking Water Act turns 40, Madison ramps up testing
Today marks the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the landmark law that law set uniform public health standards for drinking water in every state.
11/20/2014 Madison Water Utility seeks public input on new conservation rate
Madison Water Utility will be holding a public hearing on our rate case at the upcoming Water Utility Board meeting on Tuesday, November 25th at 4:30 p.m. The hearing will be held at our offices at 119 East Olin Ave.
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.