Current News Releases
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.
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