Columbus is served by Georgia Power – the largest subsidiary of Southern Company, one of the nation's largest generators of electricity. The company is an investor-owned, tax-paying utility, serving 2.3 million customers in 155 of 159 counties in Georgia. Georgia Power's rates remain well below the national average.
Columbus businesses' and residents' natural gas is provided by Liberty Utilities – a regulated water, wastewater, natural gas, and electric utility company providing local utility management, service, and support to small and mid-sized communities across the United States.
Columbus has a strategic location on the Chattahoochee River, providing reliable, high quality water for regional prosperity. Since the early 1900’s, Columbus Water Works (CWW) has been providing water resources services to a growing region. Water withdrawal is permitted for 98 million gallons per day (MGD) while average daily water usage is approximately 35 MGD. This means there is an abundant supply of drinking water and waste water treatment capacity available to support a growing Columbus region. In addition to available capacity, high quality water services, and a committed, competent, professional staff. CWW offers some of the lowest water and sewer rates in the Southeast, see chart below for a regional rate comparison. More information is available at www.cwwga.org.
|500,009- 1 million gallons||$2,848.49||$5,735.26|
|2 million- 3 million gallons||$11,230.33||$16,725.40|