Black River Falls, WI
Chippewa Falls, WI
Representation of municipal utilities in state and federal government is a key service of MEUW. Advocacy efforts include meeting with state legislators and members of the executive branch of government, reviewing legislation and rules, testifying before legislative committees and negotiating contracts. We help our members succeed in an evolving policy environment and work to ensure that future policies support the needs of the industry.
Workplace safety is vitally important to municipal utilities. MEUW is committed to providing professional safety instruction and education. Over 100 communities belong to MEUWs safety services, all working to provide a safe working environment. And, in the true spirit of cooperation, MEUW members are invited to participate in the associations mutual aid program providing disaster assistance to any member community in need of emergency support.
This year’s Annual Conference was held in Wisconsin Rapids from June 17-19, to help our friends at Wisconsin Rapids Water Works & Lighting Commission celebrate their 100th anniversary of providing reliable and affordable electric service. Wisconsin Rapids was an incredible host, helping push attendance to the highest level since 2000.The conference opened with a welcome reception on Wednesday night at the Bull’s Eye Country Club hosted by the Wisconsin Utility Suppliers Association, MEUW’s vendor network. Over 100 MEUW members and vendors attended the reception at the picturesque venue overlooking the Wisconsin River.