Current News Releases
07/17/2013 Madison Water Utility reconnecting customers during heat advisory
Due to the current heat advisory, Madison Water Utility is reconnecting water service to five homes that we believe are occupied.
07/08/2013 Scammers pose as utility employees
Dozens of people in Madison have received suspicious phone calls from someone claiming to be with a local utility. In some cases, the caller or callers demand hundreds of dollars for a water meter repair or upgrade.
07/08/2013 Madison Water Utility launches contest to encourage reusable bottle use
Did you know Americans toss out 2.5 million plastic water bottles every HOUR?
06/25/2013 Madison Water Utility holding off on decision regarding use of Well 8
Madison Water Utility has still not made a decision on the use of our seasonal Well 8 on Madison's east side this summer.
06/12/2013 Madison Water Utility moves forward with more shut-offs
Madison Water Utility has recently shut off water service to 19 homes - four of which appear to be occupied - because property owners have not responded to our repeated requests to upgrade their water meters.
06/07/2013 MWU's tapping team and Meter Madness competitors head to nationals
Madison Water Utility wishes our Mad City Tappers and "Meter Madness" competitors good luck as they represent Wisconsin at the American Water Works Association (AWWA) conference in Denver next week.
05/21/2013 Project H2O catches more major leaks
More than 200 residential customers have been alerted to major water leaks thanks to Madison Water Utility's Project H2O.
05/13/2013 Annual Water Quality Report is now available
Madison Water Utility has released our annual Water Quality Report. We are pleased to announce that in 2012, Madison's water met or surpassed all Federal and State standards for health and safety.
05/06/2013 Our Water Wagon is back, just in time for Drinking Water Week!
The warm weather can only mean one thing - Madison Water Utility's "Water Wagon" is back in action, just in time for Drinking Water Week (May 5-11).
04/30/2013 Water main flushing is once again underway
If you notice discolored water coming from the tap or lower than usual water pressure, don't be alarmed! Madison Water Utility crews are once again flushing water mains across the city.
04/26/2013 UPDATE: Water shut-off leads to discovery of animal neglect
An elderly woman whose water service was shut off by Madison Water Utility last week has been located.
04/25/2013 Water shut-off leads to discovery of possible animal neglect
Two dogs were rescued from a home on Madison's east side, thanks to the diligence and compassion of city employees working through several different agencies.