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CCU Engineer Receives Certification

Ashley Getz, Columbus City Utilities’ Engineer has completed Phase 1 of the Certified Public Manager program through Ball State University. Phase 1 of the program enables students to learn the tools, techniques and concepts that help a public manager direct and manage personnel within the manager’s organization. The methods taught in Phase 1 facilitate the [...]


City Utilities Warns About Frozen Pipes

With forecasted temperatures getting into the single digits over the weekend, Columbus City Utilities wants to recommend that its customers take precautions to prevent their home water lines becoming frozen. Leaving a small amount of water (no more than a pencil lead thickness) running in the faucet farthest from the water source, or next to [...]


CCU Employee Wins Award

Columbus City Utilities employee, Chris Murray was awarded the Joe Taylor Spirit Award at this year’s Southern Indiana Operators Association (SIOA) meeting on November 29 in Osgood, Indiana. Chris has worked at CCU for 25 years and was selected as the 2023 recipient due to his commitment to CCU and the wastewater industry.  He has [...]


CCU Quality Control Lab Receives Lab of the Year Award

The Columbus City Utilities Quality Control Lab received the 2023 Laboratory of the Year award from the Southern Indiana Operators Association on November 29 at the SIOA meeting in Osgood, Indiana. The CCU lab is staffed with only 4 employees and ran over 18,500 laboratory tests for the city in 2022. They are responsible for [...]


CCU Participates in National Wastewater Operations Challenge

In May of this year, Columbus City Utilities employees participated in the IWEA (Indiana Water Environment Association) Wastewater Challenge in Lafayette. The team placed second overall and advanced to the Water Environment Federation’s WEFTEC in Chicago in October to participate in the 2023 Operations Challenge. A total of 55 US and International teams competed and [...]


Summer Sewer Allowance Ending

The summer sewer allowance will be coming to an end at the end of September, shown on October bills. Your summer sewer allowance will be coming to an end approximately 30 days from the end meter reading date shown on your bill. Please adjust your usage accordingly.


CCU Employees Win IWEA Awards

Several Columbus City Utilities employees attended the Indiana Water Environment Association (IWEA) conference in Fort Wayne on August 23 – 25. IWEA is an association dedicated to preserving and protecting Indiana’s waterways by educating its members and the citizens of Indiana about the importance of our water environment. Two Columbus City Utilities employees, Travis Calhoun, [...]


PFAS – Frequently Asked Questions

What are PFAS and why were they developed? These are chemical compounds initially designed in the 1940s to make life easier, better or safer. They have been used to fight fires and recover oil, and to produce medical equipment, food packaging, cleaning products, nonstick cookware, stain- and water-resistant coatings, paints, inks and cosmetics. The chemicals [...]


Announcement of Quality Control (QC) Lab Results

DATE:                        July 27, 2023 TOPIC:                       Water Proficiency Study PURPOSE:                 Announcement of Quality Control (QC) Lab Results ANNOUNCEMENT As a Certified Laboratory, the QC Lab is required to participate in Proficiency Testing in water and wastewater annually.  QC Lab received the results for the 2023 Water Study.  We are excited to report that QC Lab staff [...]


Water Storage Tank Groundbreaking Ceremony

Columbus City Utilities held a groundbreaking ceremony on June 7 for a new water storage tank that is being constructed at the former Walesboro airport property near the corner of Deaver Road and South CR 175W.  The new tank will be able to hold 2 million gallons of water and will take about about 18 [...]