The City's tap water has been recognized as some of the best tasting in the state. We've even been recognized on the national level!
Each day, the City produces an average of 60 million gallons of high quality drinking water for approximately 375,000 people in the Midlands.
Our quality is on tap - delivered 24/7 to you!
Did you know that at $1.00 per bottle, a 16 oz. bottle of water can cost City water customers 1,000 times more than tap water?
City of Columbia water customers pay less than a penny per gallon for water available 24/7 - on tap!
Empty plastic bottles can end up as unsightly litter in our neighborhoods, parks, and creeks!
A better option is a reusable bottle that can be refilled often with tap water. Drinking tap water is just as safe and healthy as bottled water, much more cost efficient, and helps protect the environment.
Want to stay healthy and protect our environment? Keep a reusable bottle with you and...
Only tap water delivers fire protection. We maintain our water system, which is critical for supplying water to sprinklers and hydrants in case of a fire.
Our elevated storage tanks also help keep water pressure and volume high enough for fighting fires.
1136 Washington St.
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 545 3300
24 hours a day
7 days a week