Valve Exercising

Water Works and Lighting Commission (WWLC) will begin early morning valve exercising on high traffic roads starting May 15th, 2018; this will last approximately 4-6 weeks. This is very important to the maintenance of the City’s domestic water distribution system. WWLC operators will systematically exercise water valves to ensure proper operation and needed maintenance. If you approach operators during this time period please drive cautiously around the traffic control locations. We thank you for your patience during this required distribution system maintenance period.

POSITION AVAILABLE!

Apprentice Lineman The Water Works and Lighting Commission is accepting applications for the position of Apprentice Lineman. Please read the full job description HERE. All questions should be directed to Roxanne Gronski at 715.422.9020.  Continue Reading

POSITION AVAILABLE

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Wisconsin Rapids Water Works and Lighting Commission (WW&LC), a progressive municipally owned electric and water utility serving approximately 14,000 electric and 8,000 water customers, is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time entry level electrical engineer. This position will be responsible to assist the Engineering Supervisor with the design and maintenance of both the…Continue Reading

Summer Hydrant Flushing Zone 1

Water Works and Lighting Commission’s water crew will begin flushing hydrants in our maintenance zone 1 between August 25th and September 18th. The hydrant-flushing program is very important to the maintenance of the City’s domestic water distribution system.  Each year, Water Works and Lighting Commissions water distribution operators systematically open hydrants throughout the City to allow…Continue Reading

Summer Hydrant Flushing Zone 2

Water Works and Lighting Commission’s water crew will begin flushing hydrants in our maintenance zone 2 between August 3rd and August 21st. The hydrant-flushing program is very important to the maintenance of the City’s domestic water distribution system.  Each year, Water Works and Lighting Commissions water distribution operators systematically open hydrants throughout the City to allow water…Continue Reading

Summer Hydrant Flushing Zone 5

Water Works and Lighting Commission’s water crew will begin flushing hydrants in our maintenance zone 5 between July 14th and August 7th. The hydrant-flushing program is very important to the maintenance of the City’s domestic water distribution system.  Each year, Water Works and Lighting Commissions water distribution operators systematically open hydrants throughout the City to allow…Continue Reading

Cross Connection Inspection Program

The Water Works and Lighting Commission delivers nearly a billion gallons of safe, high quality water to our community every year. To comply with Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources regulations and to insure that the water supply remains pure, we have contracted with Hydro Designs Inc. of New Berlin Wisconsin to assist and manage our…Continue Reading

SCAM ALERT!!!

There is a new scam/phishing attempt targeting utility customers through their e-mail. While we have not seen this scam targeted toward Water Works and Lighting customers we would like all of you to be aware that this scam is out there and to warn you to be extra careful about how you access your account…Continue Reading