Last Thursday, June 30th, the Madison Water Utility hosted a community listening session and update on Well 15, the well that shut down in 2019 due to PFAS contamination. Well […]
EPA Sets PFAS Health Advisories at Levels Well Below Current Standard
The federal Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, announced new drinking water health advisories for PFAS chemicals today. This comes just two days after Republican state lawmakers announced they will allow […]
Treatment Plan Could Be Coming For Well 15
Well 15 has been shut down since 2019, after voluntary testing found levels of PFAS chemicals of around 20 parts per trillion, right at the safety standard set by the […]
East side well contains elevated levels of iron and manganese
A new report from Madison’s Water Utility has revealed high levels of iron and manganese contamination in an east side well. Well 8, which forms the foundation of the Olbrich […]
Water Show! Madison’s Drinking Water Quality + State of the Lake...
Water is an essential part of life, but it’s especially present here in Madison and Dane County, where we’re surrounded by lakes and farms. For today’s episode, Tuesday host Carousel […]
Water Utility Board Approves New Strategies to Manage Madison’s Wate...
2021 has been a dry year for Madison. The city has seen about half as much precipitation as it did at this point in 2020, putting us well behind the […]