Current News Releases
09/14/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update- Friday, September 14, 2018
Sunny skies are forecasted through the weekend, but there is a potential for rain in the forecast early next week. Lake levels continues to drop, but slowly.
09/12/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update, Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Water levels on Lake Monona continue to be well above the 100 year level. It is anticipated that they will fall to the 100 year level if we maintain sunny weather with no rain for an additional six days.
09/10/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update-Monday, September 10, 2018
Due to receding water levels in the isthmus, City Traffic Engineers have re-opened one lane of traffic in each direction on East Johnson Street.
09/07/2018 Emergency Closure - Olin Turville Ct.
The City of Madison Engineering Division will be making an emergency repair to the sanitary sewer located in Olin-Turville Park on Olin-Turville Ct.
09/06/2018 Expect Lane Closure On Williamson Street Friday
The City of Madison Engineering Division will be patching the emergency repair to the sanitary sewer located in the 600 block of Williamson Street. Outbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during this work.
09/05/2018 Emergency Lane Closures - Wednesday, 9/5
The City of Madison Engineering Division will be making an emergency repair to the sanitary sewer located in the 600 block of Williamson Street. Outbound traffic will be reduced to one lane during this work.
09/05/2018 Madison Water Utility plans for future rate increases
As the Public Service Commission reviews Madison Water Utility’s proposed 30.4 percent revenue increase, the utility is making plans to apply for a smaller rate increase sometime next year, given the amount of time it can
09/03/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update - Monday, September 3
Madison residents are asked to continue to be prepared for rising water levels. The water level on Lake Monona has reached a new record high after going up an inch overnight.
09/02/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update - Sunday, 9/2
The risk for flash flooding remains high this afternoon and into the evening. Madison residents in areas at risk of flash flooding should be prepared.
09/01/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update - Saturday, 9/1
Flooding concerns remain. As more rain rolls through Madison today, forecasts show even more rain to come. Lake levels remain high and the threat of flash flooding continue.
08/31/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update - Friday, August 31
We have a potentially threatening weather forecast. Check the latest weather forecast frequently. A small amount of rain will cause more pooling and potential lane closures.
08/30/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update - Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 3:00 pm
As the level of Lake Mendota is being managed, additional water is being released. The County continues to do an incredible job, monitoring and maintaining the levels of the lake.