Groundwater is a vital resource for life in the Greater Madison Region. It is the source of all our public and private drinking water and provides the baseflow to our rivers and streams.

The following content will walk you through the specific issues facing groundwater in the Greater Madison Region. Use the tabs at the top to learn about issues affecting both the quantity and quality of the Greater Madison Region’s groundwater and to learn what you can do to help.​

Photo By: Mike Kakuska