In 2016 the Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD)
unveiled its new Maintenance Facility with a Platinum-level LEED certification.
It is the first building on campus to be LEED-certified.
There’s a vast amount of infrastructure involved in the
treatment process, like pipes, manholes, wells, valves, pumps, engines,
blowers, tanks, and more, that need to be maintained for the treatment plant to
continue doing its job to clean water. Our large campus at Nine Springs
Wastewater Treatment Plant also requires upkeep. It is therefore not surprising
that the largest department at MMSD is our Operations and Maintenance
department, which makes up about half of MMSD’s staff.
This building was constructed in 2015 to provide more
space and better working conditions for workers in our Operations and
Maintenance department. A priority for this building was incorporating green
and sustainable features. This website will take you through a virtual tour
highlighting some of the LEED features which earned the building a
You can download our official scorecard here.