Report A Concern
Some residential issues fall outside of the purview of the City of Forest Acres. To help you, we've compiled a list of frequently asked questions to connect you with the responsible agency.
Where do I report a problem with...
The City of Columbia supplies water to the City of Forest Acres. Thus, the Columbia Water Department is who you need to contact to report a problem with drinking water, wastewater or storm water. The phone number to call is 803-545-3300.
Roads in the City of Forest Acres are maintained and managed by the South Carolina Department of Transportation. This is true for most roads across the state. To report a traffic light out, you can submit a road maintenance work request online here.
Street lights in Forest Acres are managed and maintained by Dominion Energy. To report a light in need of repair, you can call 800-251-7234.
Fire hydrants sometimes must be flushed to maintain the line and we understand the amount of water can be a bit shocking. If you believe there is a problem, you should contact the Richland County Ombudsman at 803-929-6000.
Stray dogs can be reported to Richland County Animal Care by calling 803-929-6000.
Animal Care will not pick up stray cats. However, residents can volunteer to participate in the Humane Society of South Carolina's Urban Cat program which offers free spay/neutering services through a catch and release program held on "Feral Friday".
Wildlife like raccoons, coyotes, foxes, etc. should be reported the the Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division at 803-734-3886.
Roads in the City of Forest Acres are maintained and managed by the South Carolina Department of Transportation. This is true for most roads across the state. To report a pothole, you can submit a road maintenance work request online here.