Current News Releases
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.
04/23/2013 "Mad City Tappers" in action this Thursday
What does it take to tap a small copper line into a live, gushing water main - in two minutes?
04/18/2013 Detection of man-made chemical triggers further water testing
Madison Water Utility is planning additional testing after traces of the chemical 1,4 dioxane were detected in four of the city's water wells.
04/16/2013 Madison Water Utility issues disconnection notices
If you get a notice in the mail from Madison Water Utility or its contractor Corix Utilities - pay attention.
03/18/2013 "Fix a Leak Week" is March 18-24
An average household's leaks can account for more than 10,000 gallons of water wasted every year - enough to fill a backyard swimming pool!
02/07/2013 Madison Water Utility Employee Takes First Place in State Meter Madness Competition
Madison Water Utility employee Kara Jafferis took first place-and a trophy that's almost as tall as she is-in the Meter Madness Competition at the Midwest Water and Wastewater Industry Expo in the Wisconsin Dells on F
12/10/2012 PLAN AHEAD FOR WINTER WEATHER
Now that winter weather seems to be arriving, prepare ahead to prevent winter damage. Unprotected water pipes and meters are vulnerable to freezing.
10/26/2012 Project H2O already saving some Madison Water Utility customers hundreds of dollars
Though only 20% complete, Project H2O, Madison Water Utility's current initiative to upgrade outdated water meters and transition to monthly billing, has already identified significant savings for several of the utili
10/26/2012 PSC approval granted for Madison Water Utility's opt-out policy
October 25, 2012 - Madison, WI - Wednesday morning, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission granted approval for two customer requested Project H2O opt-out options.
09/21/2012 Public Hearing Set for Monday On Opt-Out Policy for Upgraded Water Meters
All residents are invited to participate in a public hearing before Water Utility staff on the subject of a draft opt-out policy for the utility's Project H2O meter replacement program.
08/30/2012 Project H2O Informational Open Houses Set for Three Dates in September
Beginning next week, Madison Water Utility is holding three public events to present information about Project H2O - Smart Metering for a Sustainable Future..
08/13/2012 Water Main Flushing Resumes
Water Utility crews have resumed routine flushing of water mains today.