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Sewer Department camera truck gets new look

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

In recognition of World Water Day the City of Goshen Stormwater Department would like to announce the new look for the Sewer Department’s Camera Truck. This stormwater message reminds those who see it that each of us has a role to play in preventing stormwater pollution. Remember “Only Rain Down... more

Mayor Stutsman announces Year of Goodness

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Mayor Jeremy Stutsman is proud to designate March 2017 through March 2018 as the Year of Goodness in Goshen. This Year is a way to remind residents of all the great things that happen in our community. During this Year Mayor Stutsman will recognize individuals, organizations and businesses that... more

BOIL ORDER ON E. WASHINGTON

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, a boil order is being issued because of Water Main Construction.  The Indiana Department of Environmental Management requires the Water Utility to issue a boil water order for the affected area of: On Washington between S 7th and S 10th. Once two (2) consecutive water... more

Upcoming Events All Events »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, March 27, 2017, 2:00pm

Shade Tree Board meeting

Monday, March 27, 2017, 7:00pm

Goshen Housing Authority Board meeting

Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 7:00am

CSO Notice

Indiana law (327 IAC 5-2.1) requires communities with combined sewer overflows (CSOs) to offer public notification when CSOs are discharging. The City of Goshen is one of Indiana’s communities with CSOs that are covered by the law. To comply, we offer our customers and other interested persons an alert notification via e-mail.

All of Goshen’s Combined Sewer Overflows are located on the Elkhart River at 705 Indiana Avenue and 1000 W. Wilden Avenue. The affected areas include:

  • Ox Bow County Park and any areas bordering the Elkhart River from Indiana Avenue downstream to County Road 17.

CSOs may occur when the capacity of the wet weather detention facility and the wastewater treatment plant are exceeded, due to rainfall or snowmelt, total loss of power, etc. When this occurs, the excess stormwater and sanitary sewage is discharged to the river through combined sewer overflows. The greatest impacts of discharges from CSOs are associated with bacteria in the untreated sewage and in the stormwater run-off. Bacteria levels in the river can rise for several days following a CSO discharge. Notification signs have been posted at CSO outfall locations and at access points along the river.

Interested persons may request email notification when CSOs are discharging or when there is a likelihood that discharges may occur.

Clean waterways are a priority for the City of Goshen. The City is implementing many projects to improve our waterway and to reduce combined sewer overflows. These efforts include expanding and modernizing our wastewater treatment plant and improving the sewage collection system.

If you wish to subscibe/unsubscibe to this notification, please fill out below.