Columbia (SC) Canal Repairs - Sandbag Fill Material Sources (City of Columbia)

Travis James Bennett filed this request with the City of Columbia of Columbia, SC.


From: Travis James Bennett

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Requesting the address(es) of property(ies) from which the fill material was taken for the sandbags that were used to repair damage to the Columbia Canal after the torrential biblical rains in September - October 2015.
Recall that the South Carolina National Guard performed much of the work.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.


Travis James Bennett

From: Walker, Veronica

Please be advised per your FOIA request received today, Columbia Silica
Sand provided the fill dirt. This was coordinated by the contractor.

Veronica Walker, Public and Media Relations Assistant

Public and Media Relations Department

1737 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201

Phone: 803-545-3258

Fax: 803-343-8719 <>