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Public Power 2019

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Over 400 customers attended our open house last evening to celebrate Public Power Week. Our Power Town, Fuse Switching, Fire Extinguisher Safety, Pole Climbing, and Bucket Truck Rides were a highlight along with great grilled food. We would like to thank everyone for attending!

Private Lead Service Replacement Program

New national research on lead in drinking water has raised concerns within the WDNR regarding the potential for increased lead levels when partial LSL replacement occurs. The WDNR is advising that municipalities replace lead service lines in their entirety – partially replacing lead service lines can increase lead levels in homes.  Due to Public Service Commission (PSC)…Continue Reading

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…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

Frozen Pipe Prevention

Utility officials have issued a run water order for about 260 customers on the City’s southeast side.All customers affected have been contacted directly. Affected customers need to keep a faucet running the size of a pencil diameter on a faucet convenient to them until further notice to prevent pipes from freezing. A billing adjustment will…Continue Reading