Current News Releases
03/04/2019 Madison looks to state for guidance on PFAS
Madison Water Utility will temporarily rely on other well facilities to serve the Well 15 area on the
02/26/2019 First PFAS testing results of 2019 are in
Madison Water Utility has received results from its 2/4/19 PFAS testing at municipal Well 15 on East Washington Avenue.
02/19/2019 New hydraulic modeling shows change in Well 15 service area
For most of the past year, Madison Water Utility has been working to develop new well service maps to reflect changes in the hydraulic operation of the City’s water system.
02/14/2019 City, state, county & military officials meet to discuss PFAS
Officials from the City of Madison, Department of National Resources, Wisconsin Air National Guard, Dane County Regional Airport, Department of Military Affairs, and Public Health Madison Dane County met to discuss possibl
02/08/2019 Mayor Soglin Statement on Proposed Establishment of Task Force to Address PFAS
I support the establishment of a task force to address PFAS contamination emanating from Truax Air Field.
02/05/2019 Madison Water Utility Board makes recommendations on PFAS
At its meeting tonight, the Madison Water Utility Board heard from utility staff, Public Health Madison Dane County, and concerned residents about PFAS.
02/04/2019 2019 PFAS testing begins at East Side well
Thanks to the warmer weather, Madison Water Utility has taken its first samples of the year for PFAS testing at municipal Well 15 on East Washington Avenue. Results should be in by the end of February.
01/31/2019 Severe Weather Update - 1/31/2019
With record setting low temperatures, City of Madison staff remain on duty assisting not only residents of Madison, but in one instance, residents of the small neighboring community of Brooklyn.
01/31/2019 Water Utility Board meeting rescheduled
The next Water Utility Board meeting is on Tuesday, February 5 and will include discussion and public comment on
01/30/2019 Severe Weather Update
Madison employees including Police, Fire, Streets, Water, Engineering, Madison Metro, Traffic Engineering, Building Inspection, Fleet Service and others are continuing to brave the cold to assure City residents that essent
01/29/2019 CANCELED: Jan 29 Water Utility Board Meeting
Tonight's Water Utility Board meeting has been canceled due to extremely cold weather. An update will be sent out once a new date for the meeting has been set.
01/28/2019 Prepare your home for record lows
Madison, WI – January 28, 2019 – Internal plumbing is at risk of freezing this week as temperatures in Madison hit 20 to 30 degrees below zero.