Water Distribution

Softened, filtered water is pumped from the water treatment plant to reservoirs at the West Ash, South Pump and Hillsdale pumping stations. The water is then pumped throughout the city to consumers. Water is stored in three water towers that provide capacity for peak water use and fire fighting.

  • Water Leaks
  • Backflow Preventers
  • Water Main Construction Specification

    • NOTE: The above water main construction specification document is provided for developers constructing water mains within the City of Columbia’s water territory. The official, signed copy of these documents are on file with the Columbia Water & Light Engineering Division and might include updates that have not been posted on the web site yet. The web documents are only meant as a reference.

The following subdivisions are urged to stick to an Irrigation Schedule this summer: Bradbury Estates, Creek’s Edge, Thornbrook, Steeplechase, and Wyndham Ridge