Water Metering Technician

Columbia Power & Water Systems seeks an individual for a full-time, non-exempt Water Metering Technician position to coordinate the test and repair of water meters and manage the cross connection and backflow prevention programs. Duties and responsibilities include the following: test and repair water meters; inspect meters and connections for defects, damage, and unauthorized connections; ensure accurate readings are obtained …

Broadband Support Technician

Columbia Power & Water Systems (CPWS) seeks an individual for a full-time, non- exempt position to assist Broadband customers escalated from Tier I with various types of problems and to have expertise in using various types of software for provisioning of services, problem diagnostics, and auditing accounts. Duties and responsibilities include the following: utilize CPWS’ internal and external leased software for ticketing, …

Broadband Support Manager

Columbia Power & Water Systems seeks an individual for a full-time, exempt position to manage the Broadband Support Technician’s daily operations and to assist the Vice President of Broadband Operations, Broadband Technical Operations Manager, and the Broadband Plant Manager. Supervisor responsibilities include the following: provide oversight for the daily operations of the Broadband Support Technicians; ensure customer service quality and stability through …

Power System Geographic Information System (GIS) Technician

Columbia Power & Water Systems seeks an individual for a full-time, non-exempt position to assist in designing, planning, updating, and specifying mapping system datasets for recording Columbia Power System facilities including transmission lines, substations, distribution lines, and services. Duties and responsibilities include the following: assist the Power Engineering Department in providing quality control and assurance of mapping systems to ensure …

Apprentice Lineworker

Columbia Power & Water Systems seeks an individual for a full-time, non-exempt, safety sensitive position to train to be a Lineworker to maintain and construct overhead and underground power distribution facilities. Duties and responsibilities include the following: assist with the construction, installation, and maintenance of overhead and underground primary facilities per CPWS specifications and standards; assist with the construction, installation, …

Fire Hydrant Flushing

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The Columbia Water System will flush approximately 1600 fire hydrants throughout Columbia beginning Monday, March 28, 2022. This activity ensures proper operation and helps maintain high water quality. Flushing hydrants often causes the water to appear cloudy, however, there is no health hazard since the cloudy appearance results from air becoming trapped in the water as a result of the …

Cross Connection Spring Notice

As summer arrives, people will continue working outdoors in their yards and gardens and maintaining swimming pools. CPWS would like to ensure our customers are aware of the dangers associated with these activities during this time of year. A garden hose submersed in any liquid or attached to certain devices used to spray pesticides or herbicides forms a cross connection. …

Annual Water Quality Report

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We are once again pleased to present our annual water quality report covering all testing performed between January 1 and December 31, 2020. Over the years, we have dedicated ourselves to producing drinking water that meets all state and federal standards. We continually strive to adopt new methods for delivering the best-quality drinking water to you. As new challenges to …

Streetlight Information

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The City of Columbia, CPWS, and The Path Company are working together to replace 6,189 streetlights with more energy efficient, environmentally friendly, LED lights. Installation crews are slated to begin work in early March with a timeline of 12-14 weeks. To report streetlight outages, call or email: Columbia TN Streetlight Reports931-548-6545ColumbiaTN@PathCompany.com To ask questions or share concerns regarding this project, …

Feb. 17 Study Session Cancelled

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The Board of Public Utilities study session, scheduled for February 17, 2021, has been cancelled. The Board will meet for the monthly meeting on February 24, 2021.