In addition to a shortage of staff and increased volume of calls, the water division is also dealing with aging infrastructure.
The center will have 10 employees and the center serves approximately 2,500 in-person customers a week.
A boil water advisory is in effect on Park Street from College Street to Greene Street in Columbia.
Columbia Water officials have issued a Boil Water Advisory for residents of the Padgett Woods Subdivision in Richland County. Residents near the affected area who have lost water are advised to boil their water for at least one full minute before drinking or cooking.
COLUMBIA (WOLO): Residents in Columbia’s Earlewood community went without running water for 36 hours last week after a pipe burst in the neighborhood. This sparked reason for more residents to speak out about their on-going water issues with the city. “I was getting really brown water intermittently, and it would mess with my appliances, the water dispenser on my refrigerator,…
City of Columbia officials want to warn you that Main and College Streets will be closed from October 2nd to the 24th.