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Legal Notice of Filing for a Change in Rates and Charges

LEGAL NOTICE OF FILING FOR A CHANGE IN RATES AND CHARGES BY THE CITY OF COLUMBUS WATER UTILITY Bartholomew County, Indiana Notice is hereby given that City of Columbus Water Utility, Bartholomew County, Indiana, under and pursuant to the Public Service Commission Act, as amended, filed with the Indiana Utility [...]

Summer Hours Begin May 23, 2022

Columbus City Utilities will be open for modified hours beginning May 23 through August 5, 2022. Regular hours will resume on Monday, August 8, 2022. Lobby Hours: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm Drive-up Window Hours: 7:00 – 5:00 pm

Columbus City Utilities Celebrates Drinking Water Week

On May 1, Columbus City Utilities and its partners throughout North America will kick off Drinking Water Week celebrations by showcasing the different ways tap water is “There When You Need It.” Drinking Water Week is May 1-7 this year. Columbus City Utilities is observing Drinking Water Week by recognizing [...]

Cross Connection Control (Backflow Prevention) Notice

LAWN SPRINKLERS – Federal, state, and local regulations require every municipal water supplier to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive Cross Connection Control program designed to safeguard the public water supply. Cross connections are sometimes protected by a valve called a backflow preventer. Backflow preventers are the property of the [...]

Columbus City Utilities Releases 2021 Annual Report

Columbus City Utilities has released its 2021 Annual Report. The report outlines accomplishments by the utility in the last year, as well as upcoming planned projects. Download/View the Annual Report Print copies are available by request by calling the Columbus City Utilities office at (812) 372-8861.

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Notice: Coovert Street

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Notice 2022 Shut Down Date:                   Tuesday, February 8, 2022 Area Affected:                       COOVERT STREET Public Water System ID:     5203002 Columbus City Utilities has issued a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for Covert Street between Kentucky and State This precautionary measure is necessary due to a shutdown associated with [...]

Columbus City Utilities Travis Calhoun Receives IWEA Operator Spotlight Award

The Indiana Water Environment Association (IWEA) recently awarded its first Operator Spotlight to Columbus City Utilities’ own Travis Calhoun. The award was given in recognition of “extraordinary talent, enthusiasm, and commitment to the water environment industry”. Calhoun has served Columbus City Utilities for over 9 years, and currently serves as [...]

Columbus City Utilities Wins SIOA Plant of the Year Honors

On December 8, 2021, Columbus City Utilities (CCU) was awarded the Plant of the Year honors by the Southern Indiana Operators Association (SIOA) at their annual meeting in Franklin, Indiana. The award was presented to CCU in recognition of the excellence displayed at its wastewater plant, located on South Jonesville [...]

Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Lift: 5th Street Hydrant Replacement

Project:  5th Street Hydrant Replacement Today’s Date: Saturday, December 11, 2021 Area Affected: 5th Street/Pleasant Grove Public Water System ID:     5203002 Columbus City Utilities has lifted a precautionary boil water advisory for customers in the area of 5th Street and Pleasant Grove. The boil water advisory has been lifted as of 3:00 [...]

Precautionary Boil Advisory Water Notice Lift: Ashwood Ct., Ashwood Dr., Walnut Grove, Holly Way, Crump Lane (East of Ashwood)

Project: Ashwood Ct Today’s Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021 Area Affected: ASHWOOD CT/ASHWOOD DR/WALNUT GROVE/HOLLY WAY/ CRUMP LANE (EAST OF ASHWOOD) Public Water System ID:     5203002 Columbus City Utilities has lifted a precautionary boil water advisory for customers in the area of ASHWOOD CT/ASHWOOD DR/WALNUT GROVE/HOLLY WAY/ CRUMP LANE (EAST OF ASHWOOD) The [...]

Kelso named Columbus City Utilities Director

Story originally published on November 3, 2021 by The Republic newspaper After eight months of searching, Columbus City Utilities has appointed a new director. The department announced Tuesday that Nashville Utility Service Board President Roger Kelso has been chosen for the position. He has more than 45 years of [...]

Precautionary Boil Water Lift Notice: Grove Parkway Hydrant Repair

Columbus City Utilities has lifted a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory for customers in the area of Grove Parkway. The boil water advisory has been lifted as of 4:00 p.m. Thursday, September 2, 2021. Anyone with additional questions can call the Water Service Hotline at 812-418-6435.  Columbus City Utilities appreciates everyone’s [...]