Developer and Engineer Information

You have reached the Water Department’s facility planning web page. The information contained here is intended to assist property owners, developers, and engineers in determining fire flow requirements of the City of Columbia for a specific project as well as whether adequate water supply is available to serve your project and whether any off-site improvements may be required. Below is a flow chart that depicts the process that must be followed:

flow chart

A link to the application to request water availability from CPWS is shown below

Download Application
The completed application along with the Fire Marshall's Fire Flow Requirements letter can be submitted by email to:

For additional information or questions, please contact Columbia Power and Water System's Water Department at 931-388-4833