Although the City of Worthington owns all of the water mains within the City, Worthington contracts with the City of Columbus to provide drinking water and to maintain all public water mains. Service lines from the curb to the home are the maintenance responsibility of the homeowner.
To report Rusty Water call Columbus Division of Water at 645-7691
To report Water Breaks call Columbus Division of Water at 645-7788
Billing Concerns call Columbus Division of Water at 645-8270
The responsibility of
Fire Hydrants are shared between the Worthington Department of Service
& Engineering and the Worthington Fire Department. The Fire
Department will notify all affected residents before flushing hydrants.
Questions on hydrant flushing should be directed to the Fire Department
Testing and Flushing Fire Department
Painting Service & Engineering Department
Repair & Replacement Service & Engineering Department
For residents or contractors interested in using a fire hydrant to fill
swimming pools, water trucks or irrigate new lawns, a fire hydrant
permit is required. Permits are only issued for five hydrant locations
within the City of Worthington. For a list of permitted hydrants please
call the Service & Engineering Department at 614-431-2425. Permits
are issued by the Fire Department and must be approved by Columbus Public Utilities
and the Worthington Department of Service & Engineering. Please
keep in mind that the City of Columbus assesses a per gallon fee for
these types of uses. For more information, call the Worthington Service
Department at 431-2425.