Columbia hires contractor to revamp Gervais water mains

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COLUMBIA (WACH) -- Big improvements are in store for Columbia's Gervais Street.

The city hired a private contractor to work on the water main rehabilitation in the area.

The entire project will encompass Gervais Street from Huger Street to Trenholm Road.

The project will restore existing water mains and renew customer service lines.

The work will be completed in two phases.

Officials expect the work to begin on or before January 24.