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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 [...]


New Business Hours

To better serve our customers, Columbus City Utilities has changed its business hours. The office located at 1111 McClure Road is open Monday through Friday and new hours are: Lobby – 7:00 am to 4:00 pm Dive Up Window – 7:00 am to 5:00 pm   Customers who need to call the office may call [...]


2023 Water Quality Report Now Available

The Columbus City Utilities Annual Water Quality Report covering the period from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022 is now available. Please click here to view the report and learn more about your drinking water. The URL link will be included on June bills to customers, and customers receiving a monthly electronic bill will [...]


Columbus City Utilities Wins Wastewater Challenge

The Indiana Wastewater Environment Association (IWEA) Wastewater Challenge is an event that happens once a year and brings operators and professionals from around the state to compete in seven different events in one day. These events test the skills, knowledge, and experience in various tasks that are involved with wastewater. This year the seven events [...]


Hydrant Flow Testing to Begin

As part of Columbus City Utilities’ annual hydrant flow testing program, M.E. Simpson will be flushing hydrants in different areas of the city for a 3-week period starting May 8. The purpose of the hydrant flow testing is to confirm system pressure and flow rates for public health and firefighting. Each year, approximately 20 percent [...]


CCU Welcomes New Manager of Business and Finance

Jamie Brinegar has accepted the role of Manager of Business and Finance Operations and will be joining Columbus City Utilities on April 3. Jamie has extensive experience with 16 years of Risk Management, 18 years in Finance, and 7 years in Operations. Jamie previously served as the director for business services for the Columbus Parks [...]


CCU Welcomes New Manager of Treatment Operations

We welcomed Erin Johnson to Columbus City Utilities on March 20 as the new Manager of Treatment Operations. Erin came from the City of Connersville and has solid experience in both water and wastewater operations managing the daily operations and the maintenance of the Connersville water and wastewater plants. Erin managed operators and laboratory technicians [...]