Milwaukee water works


Tips for preventing frozen and burst pipes during the polar vortex

Published Jan. 31, 2019

Though the worst of it, this time, appears to be past, it's a good time to remember to protect your pipes when there are extended frigid temps. The pipes and water meters in your home can freeze quickly and burst when temps are below freezing for a long time.


Tap water might vary in taste and smell for some

Published Oct. 27, 2014

Beginning in late October, the Milwaukee Water Works (MWW) will temporarily turn off its ozone system at the North Side Linnwood Water Treatment Plant so infrastructure improvements can be installed at the plant. As a result, some customers who use tap water originating from the Linnwood Plant may notice a subtle difference in the taste or smell of their water.


Waukesha thirst puts pressure on Milwaukee

Published Oct. 15, 2009

The water wouldn't begin to flow for five-to-eight years, but the beginning of the process is just around the corner. That means the pressure is on Milwaukee, Waukesha's preferred seller; Milwaukee has the highest quality drinking water and its pipes are closest to Waukesha.


Beware of Milwaukee Water Works imposters

Published June 20, 2008

After the recent flooding issues, three people reported that a person dressed like a utility worker asked to enter their home to investigate floodwater.