As temperatures have dropped into the negative numbers over the last week, Columbus Utilities staff have responded to well over 100 customer calls concerning frozen water pipes. Many of these have been problems in the water meter pits, and crews have been able to thaw the meter service and restore service, but others have involved [...]
The City will be picking up live Christmas trees from City residents from December 26, 2017 – January 26, 2018. Residential Christmas trees must be left CURBSIDE in order to be picked up (no alleys) the day of trash collections. Call-ins will not be accepted for Christmas trees and collections will not be made on private [...]
By now, many in Columbus have read about the adventures of one of our community's littlest elf, Forest Schott. Through the efforts of his mom, Megan Schott, they have so far raised over $1,500 to be shared by two local organizations, Salvation Army and the Columbus Fireman's Cheer Fund. Forest's charitable mischief not only caught [...]
Exhibit Columbus...and Columbus, Indiana in general...have been in the news lately, thanks to the overwhelming praise received for Columbus (the movie) and the installations in our community. Our favorite article so far is this one from Aaron Renn, which is reprinted with permission. You can view the original article, and learn more about Aaron Renn here. [...]
The Public is invited to attend a brief Remembrance Ceremony on the 16th anniversary of the 2001 September 11 attacks.
Explore the past, present, and future of design at 18 outdoor, site-responsive installations that energize spaces in and around Columbus’ masterpieces of modern architecture. The exhibition creates exciting new ways to experience Columbus' design heritage for residents and newcomers alike.
As part of its annual flushing program for the water system, the Columbus City Utilities will be flushing hydrants throughout the city from September 11 through September 14. The purpose of the flushing is to remove iron and manganese sedimentation from the water mains. This sedimentation, while completely safe from a health standpoint, can cause [...]
Cummins, State of Indiana & City of Columbus Announce Two Investment and Improvement Projects Totaling $80 Million
Today, Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), along with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, Columbus Mayor Jim Lienhoop, representatives from Bartholomew County, and other state and local leaders officially announced two new investment projects that will have a positive economic impact on the Columbus community and the state.
Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Moonlight Loop Evening Bicycle Ride. The Moonlight Loop is a police-led, evening bicycle ride of 19 miles around Columbus, Indiana, to benefit Columbus Animal Care Services (CACS). The ride will take place on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 9.p.m, starting and finishing at the Bartholomew County Library Plaza.
The water is safe and there was never a risk to public health or safety.