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Save Your Ash Tree

Save Your Ash Tree   The poster on the right has been developed to make Whitewater property owners aware of the threat of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB).  The City Forester can provide assistance in determining if you have an ash tree and treatment options.  A larger version of this information can be viewed HERE.   Read more...

Make a Difference Day is Saturday, April 26th with check-in starting at 9:30am.

Make a Difference Day is Saturday, April 26th with check-in starting at 9:30am. For several years, the city and university have been hosting this event to work on service projects to support, improve, and beautify the community. Read more...

Job Opening - Deputy Clerk

Job Opening - Deputy Clerk The City of Whitewater (Pop. 14,977) is seeking a self-starting, organized, and energetic individual to serve as the Deputy City Clerk.  Read more...

Lifting of the "Water Run" Notice for Most City of Whitewater Water Customers April 7, 2014

As of today, April 7th, most of the City of Whitewater water customers can discontinue running their water to prevent service line freezing.  There area a couple of exceptions which are: Buckingham Blvd. from Eden Court to Ventura Lane, Eden Court, and Forest Ave.  These areas have extremely shallow water services/water mains and will be notified in ther near future when they can cease running water.  The City of Whitewater would like to thank all of our water customers for t... Read more...

Torando Drill

Torando Drill   Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week runs from April 21 through April 25, 2014. The City of Whitewater will be conducting a test of the outdoor warning sirens on Thursday, April 24, 2014.  The 2014 Tornado Drill will consist of a mock tornado watch and a mock tornado warning for all of Wisconsin. It will utilize real, live Emergency Alert System codes and sounds. Read more...

Brush Collection and Chipping Services

Brush Collection and Chipping Services BRUSH COLLECTION IS ON TUESDAYS Residents are asked to call the Department of Streets/Parks office at (262) 473-0542 to make an appointment.  Appointments must be made prior to the Tuesday collection, so route scheduling can be completed. COLLECTION FEES         Brush located at the curbside will be collected and chipped.  The first 10 minutes of chipping will be free of charge if an appointment has been received by the DPW.  Any chipp... Read more...

Police Using Anonymous Tip System

Police Using Anonymous Tip System The Whitewater Police Department is partnering with Walworth County Crime Stoppers to bring an anonymous tip system called TipSoft to Whitewater. Read more...

Reminder for Sump Pump Disconnects!

Reminder for Sump Pump Disconnects!        This is a gentle reminder that sump pumps, roof drains, foundation drains and other sources of clear water should not be plumbed into your sanitary lateral in your home or business.  (see Ordinance 16.14.570)  This holds true for the entire City.  However, we are especially concerned about this issue in two service areas.  Please see the attached map which highlights these locations.  On two separate occasions last year the lift stations that ... Read more...


Storm SewersPlease help us to keep the inlets for the storm sewers open around your properties. We are doing the best we can to work on getting these all open for the thaw, but any help that the property owners can give us would be appreciated.PotholesWe are trying to keep ahead of the potholes that are springing up all over the city. If anyone sees a pot hole please call 473-0542 and we will get it repaired. Read more...

Water Meter Replacement

Water Meter Replacement Whitewater’s Water Department is starting a meter replacement program on January 27th , 2014.  Midwest Testing LLC. out of St. Louis Park, MN has been contracted by the city.  Read more...

Track and Compare Your Water Use

Track and Compare Your Water Use On September 17th, the Whitewater Common Council voted unanimously to make Whitewater the latest community in Southeast Wisconsin to provide all residents access to an online portal for their water use.  Read more...

Spring Leaf and Yard Waste Collection

Spring Leaf and Yard Waste Collection The City of Whitewater Department of Public Works will conduct a leaf and yard waste collection the week of April 14, 2014.   Read more...

Parking Permits On Sale

Parking Permits On Sale  Parking permits for the Winter/Spring period (valid January 1 through May 31, 2014) will be available for sale at the Whitewater Police Department lobby window, located at 312 W. Whitewater Street, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm or by appointment, starting on Friday, November 8, 2013. Read more...

City of Whitewater Compost Site Opens

City of Whitewater Compost Site Opens     The City of Whitewater Compost Site will open Saturday, April 19, 2014.  The hours will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.   Wednesday hours will start May 7, 2014 from 3 to 7 p.m.  The City of Whitewater will have a loader available to load chips or compost for City residents on Saturday, May 3rd and the first Saturday of each month thereafter until the site closes. Read more...


CALL BEFORE YOU DIG...IT'S THE LAW! Planning a home improvement job? Planting a tree? Installing a fence or deck? WAIT! Here's what you need to know first. Read more...

Local Weather



Humidity: 51%
Wind: S at 9 mph
Monday 42°F / 70°F Scattered thunderstorms
Tuesday 33°F / 57°F Mostly sunny
Wednesday 41°F / 55°F Mostly cloudy
Thursday 45°F / 62°F Thundershowers

General Contact Information


City Administration Building

312 W. Whitewater St.

Whitewater, WI 53190

(262) 473-0500

City Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.