Current News Releases
12/05/2013 Make sure your pipes are prepared for frigid temps
As temperatures plummet into the single digits tonight, Madison Water Utility is reminding customers to make sure pipes are protected.
12/02/2013 Madison to get first new water well in a decade
Drilling is wrapping up this month on what will be Madison’s first new water well in a decade. Crews have spent the last two months slowly drilling a 915-foot hole to reach the aquifer that runs below the city.
11/11/2013 Madison Water Utility renews Toilet Rebate Program for 2014
Madison Water Utility is pleased to announce the renewal of our Toilet Rebate Program for 2014 - part of our overall Water Conservation & Sustainability Plan.
11/04/2013 Madison Water Utility builds new water mains - inside the old ones
This week, Madison Water Utility is wrapping up an innovative pipe relining project focused on rehabilitating the aging water mains running beneath sections of West Badger Rd, West Mifflin St., and Lake Mendota Drive.
10/08/2013 Water Wagon travels to area schools for "WOW" events
Madison Water Utility is taking our Water Wagon on the road to visit elementary schools across Madison as part of the Walk or Wheel (WOW) Challenge.
09/16/2013 Well 8 taken out of service for the season
Madison Water Utility has taken Wll 8 out of service and will drain its reservoir.
09/03/2013 Madison to be presented with best-tasting water award
Madison, WI - September 3rd, 2013 - The Wisconsin Water Association will present the City of Madison and Madison Water Utility with an award at tonight's Common Council meeting recognizing our win in this year's
08/27/2013 Madison Water Utility reconnects customers during heat advisory
Due to the current heat advisory, Madison Water Utility has reconnected water service to two homes that we believe are occupied.
08/26/2013 Madison Water Utility to explore possible rate increase
Madison Water Utility will present its 2014 operating budget plan to the Water Utility Board at tomorrow night's monthly meeting.
08/20/2013 Scammers pose at Water Utility employees
This morning, Madison Water Utility received an email from an outraged customer who said he'd been approached at his near west side property by two MWU employees.
08/06/2013 Madison wins Best-Tasting Water in Wisconsin!
Madison has topped another list, this time because of our water. Madison Water Utility won a Blue Ribbon for Best-Tasting Water Monday at the Wisconsin State Fair.
07/23/2013 Madison Water Utility makes decision on use of Well 8
Madison Water Utility has no plans to pump water from Well 8 into our distribution system this summer.