Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District, Pumping Station 8
901 Plaenert Drive, Madison WI 53713
The Molecular Structure mural plays with the visible and hidden beauty of our world. By reflecting the Wisconsin landscape, the mural zooms into microscopic views of nature, and then dives deeper into molecular structures that make up our surroundings.
Pumping station 8, is essential to keeping life going in Madison. Each day, this station pumps about 13 million gallons of wastewater away from homes and businesses to the Nine Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant for treatment and safe return to the environment. The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District is dedicated to protecting public health & the environment, through innovative engineering and resource recovery. At the treatment plant, chemistry (including molecular structure!) is a key part of bringing water from flush to fresh.