Columbus Department of Public Utilities en Thousands Spent On Improving Water From Hoover Reservoir <p><span lang="EN">Columbus Public Utilities officials say they have spent nearly 725-thousand-dollars since late last year on carbon and other chemicals to treat water from the Hoover Reservoir. Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:24:25 +0000 Jim Letizia 50571 at Columbus Working To Fix Drinking Water Problems <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">The city of Columbus is spending 600 thousand dollars to treat the drinking water drawn from Hoover Reservoir and processed at the Hap Cremean water plant, after complaints about a foul smell and flavor. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 13:24:07 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio 49171 at Water Main Break Ties Up Downtown Streets <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">A ruptured water in downtown Columbus is complicating already difficult conditions. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 00:20:24 +0000 Alison Holm & Associated Press 49146 at Source Of Columbus Tapwater Foul Taste And Smell Discovered <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Columbus Public Utilities officials say foul odors and&nbsp;tastes reported last month were caused by temperature changes that stirred up algae and organic minerals in the water in Hoover Reservoir. Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:15:41 +0000 Jim Letizia 47638 at Source Of Foul Odor Remains A Mystery <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Columbia Gas officials say they have yet to find the source of an odor reported across Franklin and Madison counties yesterday. Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:32:25 +0000 Jim Letizia 47116 at Slight Increase Coming In Columbus Utility Rates <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Columbus City Council tonight is scheduled to approve annual increases in sewer and stormwater rates. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:32:41 +0000 Jim Letizia 46696 at Residents Complain About Taste And Smell Of Columbus Water <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Columbus city officials are responding to multiple complaints about fishy-tasting water. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 12:53:13 +0000 Jim Letizia 46551 at Water Line Breaks Common In Winter <P>During the harsh cold of winter, Columbus and other Ohio cities have problems with broken water lines. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 17:31:43 +0000 Jim Letizia 29181 at "Organic Matter" Blamed For Tapwater Odors <P><SPAN lang=EN>Columbus utility officials say the foul stench in tap water on the West side will pass in a few days. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 12:15:00 +0000 Jim Letizia 27340 at