Serving the Community

  • The winter that won't be forgotten Posted 02/14/2014

    Going without It's easy to take it for granted – turn on the tap, out comes water. But for dozens of people in Madison, the water has stopped. "You can't flush the toilets, you can't wash the dishes, you can't wash clothes...brush your teeth, take a shower, all those things," says Ken Bavery, who lives on a cul-de-sac on Madison's east side. Read more »
  • Frozen on the inside: Indoor flooding season is here Posted 12/05/2013

      "I can't believe how much water is in this house!" They're known among Madison Water Utility inspectors simply as "flooded houses" – homes with collapsed ceilings and peeling drywall, water pouring out from under doors, thick ice on the insides of windows. Read more »
  • Bad Medicine Posted 10/07/2013

    Updated on May, 14, 2015 - 11:00am Initiative aims to keep pharmaceuticals out of our wastewater and landfills It's an alarming thought – prescription drugs like anti-depressants, hormones, painkillers, antibiotics, and steroids showing up in the water supply. But it's happening in cities across the country, especially those that get their water from lakes and rivers. Read more »

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