Columbus Department of Public Utilities

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7:24 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Thousands Spent On Improving Water From Hoover Reservoir

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.

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8:24 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Columbus Working To Fix Drinking Water Problems

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.

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7:20 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Water Main Break Ties Up Downtown Streets

A ruptured water in downtown Columbus is complicating already difficult conditions.

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7:15 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Source Of Columbus Tapwater Foul Taste And Smell Discovered

Columbus Public Utilities officials say foul odors and tastes reported last month were caused by temperature changes that stirred up algae and organic minerals in the water in Hoover Reservoir.

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7:32 am
Tue November 26, 2013

Source Of Foul Odor Remains A Mystery

Columbia Gas officials say they have yet to find the source of an odor reported across Franklin and Madison counties yesterday.

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12:32 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Slight Increase Coming In Columbus Utility Rates

Columbus City Council tonight is scheduled to approve annual increases in sewer and stormwater rates.

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7:53 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Residents Complain About Taste And Smell Of Columbus Water

Columbus city officials are responding to multiple complaints about fishy-tasting water.

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12:31 pm
Fri January 18, 2013

Water Line Breaks Common In Winter

During the harsh cold of winter, Columbus and other Ohio cities have problems with broken water lines.

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7:15 am
Thu December 13, 2012

"Organic Matter" Blamed For Tapwater Odors

Columbus utility officials say the foul stench in tap water on the West side will pass in a few days.

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