Department Mission: To enhance the quality of life, now and into the future, for people living, working and raising families in central Ohio through the economic, efficient, and environmentally responsible stewardship of superior public utilities.

Consumer Alert

Consumer Alert If someone identifies themselves as a city employee attempting to collect utility bill payment, please call us at 645-8276 to verify information. Our employees DO NOT collect bill payment in the field or over the phone; they wear a photo ID badge, a city-issued uniform. - learn more

Hydrant Flushing Season

Hydrant Flushing Season Can Cause Low Pressure, Rusty Water Check the schedule to see if hydrants are being flushed in your area & learn what to do if you are experiencing rusty water. Columbus Fire flushes daily, April 15 - July 24, 2015. Other municipalities run through October. - learn more

Cost of Filling a Swimming Pool

Cost of Filling a Swimming Pool Memorial weekend typically marks the pool filling season; check the chart to see how much it will cost to fill your swimming pool. A list of water haulers is also provided. Also learn about: Auxillary Meters (which measure outdoor water use & save money on your bill) & Backflow requirements. - learn more

Griggs Reservoir Litter Cleanup

Griggs Reservoir Litter Cleanup Volunteers are encouraged to participate in this annual litter cleanup on Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Griggs Reservoir.  Meeting at the Scioto Boat Club. Bags, gloves & refreshments provided. Come out for some good "clean" fun! - learn more

Spring Topics

Spring Topics Learn how to save energy during cooler weather; link to a rebate offer for a new programmable thermostat or low flow shower head; participate in volunteer opportunities including River Pride and Storm Drain Marking; start a community garden or learn about rain barrels and more - learn more

Water Main Breaks

Water Main Breaks Please report suspected water main breaks to 311 or 645 3111 immediately (weekdays 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.) or to 645-7788 after hours and weekends. Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about water main breaks. - learn more

Be Informed about Utility Line Warranty Plans Utility customers may periodically receive solicitations for private property water, sewer and electrical insurance plans. The city has no partnership or affiliation with any of these companies and therefore takes no position on them. Like anything else, buyer beware and be sure to read the fine print. - learn more