Public Works & Utilities

  1. Clean up the Grove - Earth Day clean up project

    Clean up the Grove!

    Let's all do our part to celebrate Earth Day this year. Grab your family and friends, go out and clean up around the Village of Cottage Grove and tell us about it on social media using #CLEANUPTHEGROVE and #EARTHDAY2021 Read on...
  2. rain barrel

    Rain Barrels - On Sale Now!

    The Village of Cottage Grove is excited to announce that rain barrels are now available for purchase. Read on...
  3. Fire Hydrant

    2021 Spring Hydrant Flushing

    The Cottage Grove Water Utility will be conducting its annual Spring Hydrant Flushing April 12 - May 7. Read on...


The Village of Cottage Grove Public Works Department exists to provide, control, and maintain reliable and cost-effective public works facilities and systems in a manner that emphasizes customer satisfaction, public service, and the long-term best interest of the community.

Glacial Drumlin Bike Path Project - 2021

The Village of Cottage will be extending the Glacial Drumlin Bike Path from the trailhead on Main Street to the western limits of the Village, terminating at Bakken Park where is awaits the completion of a Dane County project to connect Cottage Grove and Madison. The project will be completed in the summer of 2021. 
Glacial Drumlin Bike Path Plans

Leak Credit Policy and Leak Credit Application

The Village of Cottage Grove Leak Credit Policy is intended to address high use utility bills that are caused by water pipe breaks or failures. Click here to view the entire Leak Credit Policy. To apply for a Leak Credit, please fill out the Leak Credit Application.

Water Quality Report
(Consumer Confidence Report)

The Public Works and Utilities Department releases an annual Consumer Confidence or Annual Drinking Water Quality Report.
Most Recent Quality Report (PDF) | View All Quality Reports

2021 Brush Collection

The next brush collection will occur the week of May 3, 2021. Please have brush to the curb by 6am Monday, May 3 to ensure pickup.
2021 Brush Collection Dates

2021 Compost Drop Off

The compost drop-off site located at 225 Bonnie Road is now open for the 2021 season. Compost site information.

Residential Cross-Connection Information

2017 Cross-Connection Brochure