Your Madison Municipal Services Bill
Residential rates (for single-family homes) are listed below. Not a residential customer? View water rates for all six customer classes and other charges, fees and operating rules for Madison Water Utility here.
Water Rates - Billed for Madison Water Utility
Water Base Charge: $11.74
Water Usage Charge (per 1,000 gallons):
Average monthly residential water charge: $26.52
Current water rates went into effect on 11/02/2018.
Sewer Rates - Billed for City of Madison Engineering
Sewer Residential Base Charge: $14.26
Sewer Residential Usage Charge (per 1,000 gallons): $3.37
Click here to view sewer rates for all customer classes.
New sewer rates will go into effect on 5/1/2019. Questions about sewer charges? Call City of Madison Engineering at (608) 266-4751.
Stormwater Rates - Billed for City of Madison Engineering
Stormwater base charge: $1.50
Pervious: $0.20 (per 1,000 square feet)
Impervious: $2.61 (per 1,000 square feet)
New stormwater rates went into effect on 4/1/2019. Questions about stormwater charges? Call City of Madison Engineering at (608) 266-4751.
Urban Forestry Special Charge - Billed for City of Madison Parks
Residential Urban Forestry Charge: $4.27
Current Urban Forestry charge went into effect on 2/1/2017. Questions about this charge? Call the Madison Parks Department at (608) 243-5899 (voicemail only).
Landfill Charge - Billed for City of Madison Engineering
Landfill Charge: $0.65
Current Landfill charge went into effect on 5/12/2018. Questions about the landfill charge? Call City of Madison Engineering at (608) 266-4751.
We do not disclose your billing and account information to third parties without your express consent. This includes banks and management companies.
As outlined in Act 25, any information that identifies a customer by usage or account status (i.e. past due status) is not a public record and can only be released with the customer’s permission or to the parties specifically identified within section 196.137(2)(a)-(d).
This does still allow information to be provided to the owner of a rental property whose tenant has a delinquent account.
To authorize Madison Water Utility to release account information to a third party (such as a property management company), please complete and sign a consent form: