Current News Releases
01/08/2014 Madison Water Utility completes Project H2O installation contract under budget
Madison, WI – January 8, 2014 – After more than a year of door-to-door installations across the city, Madison Water Utility is pleased to announce that some 65,600 homes and businesses have now transitioned to the new Pro
01/07/2014 2013 saw highest number of water main breaks in at least 33 years
Madison, WI – January 7, 2014 – Madison Water Utility crews repaired 306 water main breaks in 2013, up from 221 the year before. It’s the highest number of main breaks since the Utility began keeping records in 1980.
01/03/2014 Make sure your pipes are protected ahead of extreme cold snap
In the past week, Madison Water Utility has initiated emergency water shut-offs at six unoccupied homes because of burst pipes.
12/20/2013 Madison Water Utility crews repairing one of the largest main breaks of the year
UPDATE: The water main has been repaired and water service is fully restored at Acewood Blvd. Crews are now beginning sinkhole and road repairs.
12/11/2013 Madison Water Utility crews dealing with high number of main breaks
Madison Water Utility crews are bracing for what could be a busier than usual main break season this winter.
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