Utility Services

Sign up for water, sewer, and garbage services at City Hall
Monday-Friday from 8am – 5pm

408 E 1st Ave. N.

Bulk Water Sales
301 Clough Ave. (Just South of Railroad Tracks)

  1.  Our current system takes debit or credit cards
  2. If you have a dispute with a bulk water transaction we ask that you contact your credit card company directly.
  3. The City of Columbus will not refund bulk water transactions.
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Residents are charged for sewer service based on your water usage.  
The charges are $39.00 for up to 3,000 gallons per month.  Any overage over the 3,000 gallons is charged at $2.00 per 1,000 gallons.

Storm Drain
Residents pay a storm drain utility fee based on the square footage of the property.

If you live within the city limits of Columbus, you will be provided a 96 gallon cart on wheels with a lid, delivered to your residence.
Garbage is picked up once a week unless other arrangements are made.

Residents are charged per trash receptacle.
Price for one trash can with 1 pickup per week: $18.75
Price for two trash cans with 1 pickup per week: $33.75
If you need an additional trash can, need additional pickup days, or have an issue with your trash can, please call the Water Clerk at (406) 322-5313 ext. 102

For more information, please contact:

Cassidy Thompson, Deputy Clerk
(406) 322-5313 ext. 102
408 E 1st Ave. N. City Hall Columbus
email: deputyclerk@townofcolumbus.com