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Press releases and notices from the Department of Utilities & Engineering. All files below are in PDF format unless otherwise indicated.
Starting in October, Columbia Water’s annual seasonal sewer discount will end for the 2017 year. Customers who use more than 1,400 cubic feet or approximately 10,500 gallons in a month will be charged the full price for sewer services on their bill. See Annual Summer Sewer Discount for 2017 Ends in October for details.
The City of Columbia, SC has released the 2016 Water Quality Report (Reporte de calidad del agua de la ciudad de Columbia 2016 ).
The City continues moving forward with efforts to improve water, sewer, and stormwater utility services. Water Utility Reorganization: Where Are We Now? is now online.
The City of Columbia and Richland County are seeking community volunteers to help mark storm drains in April as a part of the "My River Starts Here" campaign. Volunteers Needed to Help Mark Storm Drains is now online
Congratulations to all of the City of Columbia employees honored at the 2017 South Carolina Environmental Conference (SCEC) from March 11-15, 2017! City of Columbia Water and Sewer Staff Honored at South Carolina Environmental Conference is now online.
Water Utility Reorganization: What Can our Customers Expect is now online.
The City of Columbia's North Main Streetscape Project Phases are now available online.
CORRECTION TO STATE NEWSPAPER ARTICLE - The meeting held on Monday, November 9, 2015, only applied to property owners in the CSX Railroad to Lake Katherine Dam Letter of Map Revision. The information presented at that meeting does NOT apply City-wide as was stated in The State article.
Stormwater Management will be hosting a community meeting to talk about the Harlem Heights/ Fairwold Acres Area Drainage Study. This will be the first of several meetings on the City's plans to alleviate flooding in the area.
The Assembly Street Rail Reconfiguration Project Citizen Update Presentation was given on August 20, 2015. Related documents are now available online below:
The City will participate in an Open House on flood hazard risk and anticipated updates to the Richland County Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) on June 24th from 4-7PM at the Richland County Administration Building at 2020 Hampton Street. City floodplain staff will be on-hand to answer questions about the City's floodplain policies and assist City property owners in understanding the flood insurance process. See Press Release for details
The final All About Water & Sewer presentation given to City Council on March 10, 2015 is now available online at COCWaterSewer.com. Links to the presentation and the supplemental chapters can be found below:
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