Through the Wauwatosa Water Department, headquartered at City Hall, the city provides residents and businesses with…More an ample supply of high quality water for public health and sanitation. The utility meets citywide water demands by regular evaluations of utility assets, effective loss prevention and maintenance programs and daily operational efficiency.
Since a 1963 agreement with the Milwaukee Water Works, the city has used treated Lake Michigan water. Previously, the utility used groundwater as its source. In addition to providing water for daily residential, commercial and industrial use, the Water Department also maintains more than 2,000 public fire hydrants for fire protection throughout the water distribution system.
Wauwatosa Public Library 7635 W North Ave, Wauwatosa, WI53213 Wauwatosa Public Library is located on W North Avenue and serves more than 50,000 residents with a large collection of…More books, music, newspapers, magazines, sculpture, video recordings and online databases. In addition, the library offers a myriad of services and programs for all ages including educational programs, book discussion groups, poetry readings and author/book signings. The Firefly Gallery features work by local artists. To obtain a library card, residents of Milwaukee County must bring in one form of ID with their current address. Please check the online calendar for the most up-to-date event listings.