Current News Releases
01/07/2019 PFAS testing results from October are in
Madison Water Utility has received results from its latest round of testing for PFAS, a widely-used class of chemicals found in stain-resistant fabrics, nonstick cookware, food packaging and firefighting foams.
01/03/2019 “Got Water?” project announces 2019 hydration station schools
Six more Madison schools have been notified that they will receive new water bottle refilling stations this spring, thanks to the “Got Water?” project.
12/07/2018 Madison Water Utility plans more PFAS testing in 2019
Madison Water Utility will be ramping up testing at a well on East Washington Ave. after finding trace levels of compounds known as PFAS (per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in the well’s water.
11/30/2018 Curbside Sandbag Collection Complete
City of Madison Streets Division and Engineering crews have completed collecting sandbags that were placed out for pickup prior to the November 25 deadline. Curbside sandbag collection for 2018 is now over.
11/26/2018 Sandbag Collection Ending for 2018
Residents should not place additional sandbags to the curb for pickup at this time. The deadline to place sandbags to the curb for pickup was November 25.
10/24/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update- Wednesday, October 24, 2018
FEMA Recovery Office Scheduled to Open Soon
10/24/2018 Sandbag Disposal & Collection
Residents with sandbags have four options on how to manage them, including curbside collection that will begin on October 29.
10/05/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update-Friday October 5
The National Weather Service is forecasting more rain this weekend and into next week. City officials are preparing for flooding and encouraging residents to do the same.
10/04/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update-Thursday, October 4, 2018
Potential Rising Waters and Reminders on Sandbags and Parking
09/19/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
The National Weather Service reports that the area surrounding the City of Madison could receive up to 3.5 inches of rain in the next 24 to 36 hours.
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.