Welcome to our new customers! We want to make your experience with Columbia Water a great one. Please download this New Customer Guide for information about your service. Other important forms and programs for City of Columbia Water & Sewer customers can be found below.

2018 Utility Rate Increase Information

On Tuesday June 19, 2018 Columbia City Council approved the budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which includes a 9.76 percent rate increase on water and sewer fees for all Columbia Water customers. Customers who pay a stormwater fee to the City of Columbia on their monthly utility bill will also see a 6.25 percent increase in their stormwater fee.

Columbia Water will hold a drop-in for customers on Wednesday July 11th at the Washington Square Bill Payment Center from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM. Customers are invited to attend and ask questions about water and sewer billing and service.

Helpful Information

Updated City Water & Sewer Rate Ordinance
2017-2018 Rate Comparison
Stormwater Fee Increase
In-City Residential Water/Sewer Rates
Outside-City Residential Water/Sewer Rates
Statewide Rate Comparison (In-City)
Statewide Rate Comparison (Outside-City)


1136 Washington St.
Columbia, SC 29201


(803) 545 3300
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